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congratulation


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Congratulation  \Con*grat`u*la"tion\,  n.  [L.  congratulatio:  cf 
  F.  congratulation.] 
  The  act  of  congratulating;  an  expression  of  sympathetic 
  pleasure. 
 
  With  infinite  congratulations  for  our  safe  arrival. 
  --Dr.  J. 
  Scott. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  congratulation 
  n  :  acknowledgement  that  someone  has  an  occasion  for  celebration 
  [syn:  {felicitation}] 
 
  From  THE  DEVIL'S  DICTIONARY  ((C)1911  Released  April  15  1993)  [devils]: 
 
  CONGRATULATION,  n.  The  civility  of  envy. 
 
 




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