- 1(literary) [uncountable] great happiness
- 2[uncountable] the quality of being well chosen or suitable The story is told with great felicity of style.
- 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.
NAmE//fəˈlɪsət̮i//(pl. felicities)(formal or )