The work of revealing joy or acknowledgment, when it comes to success or fortune of another.
An expression of these joy or acknowledgment. Frequently utilized in the plural: sent him my congratulations on winning the award.
The act of congratulating.
The work of congratulating; an expression of sympathetic satisfaction.
The act of congratulating, or expressing to one gratification or great desires at their success or joy, or on account of a meeting considered auspicious; terms used in congratulating; felicitation.
Synonyms Congratulation, Felicitation. Congratulation, like its verb congratulate, implies an actual sense of pleasure in another's happiness or fortune; while felicitation (with felicitate) instead is the expression on our section of a belief that the other is fortunate, felicitations being complimentary expressions meant to make the fortunate individual well pleased with himself.
the work of acknowledging that some one has actually an event for occasion
(usually plural) a manifestation of enjoyment on success or chance of another