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Definition of felicity noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (pl. felicities) (formal or )
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  1. 1(literary) [uncountable] great happiness
  2. 2[uncountable] the quality of being well chosen or suitable The story is told with great felicity of style.
  3. 3felicities [plural] well-chosen or successful features, especially in a speech or piece of writing Her book displays many subtle linguistic felicities. The pianist's performance contained no shortage of felicities.
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