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Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: felicité, from Latin felix 'happy'

felicity

noun
     
fe‧li‧ci‧ty formal
1 [uncountable] happiness:
domestic felicity
2 [uncountable] the quality of being well-chosen or suitable:
a felicity of language
3

felicities

[plural] British English formal suitable or well-chosen remarks or details

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