- The state of being happy; blessedness; blissfulness; enjoyment of good."Our own felicity we make or find." [Johnson.]"Finally, after this life, to attain everlasting joy and felicity." [Book of Common Prayer.]
- That which promotes happiness; a successful or gratifying event; prosperity; blessing."the felicities of her wonderful reign." [Atterbury.]
- A pleasing faculty or accomplishment; as, felicity in painting portraits, or in writing or talking."
Felicityof expression." [Bp. Warburton.]synonyms: Happiness; bliss; beatitude; blessedness; blissfulness. See Happiness.
Etymology: OE. felicite, F. félicité, fr. L. felicitas, fr. felix -icis, happy, fruitful; akin to fetus