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1. congratulation

noun. ['kənˌgrætʃəˈleɪʃən'] the act of acknowledging that someone has an occasion for celebration.

Synonyms

  • felicitation

Antonyms

  • euphemism
  • misconstruction

Etymology

  • con- (English)
  • gratulation (English)
  • gratulationem (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Congratulation

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Example sentences of the word congratulation


1. Noun, singular or mass
Even a simple verbal congratulation is enough to make an employee realize that management values her work.

2. congratulation

noun. ['kənˌgrætʃəˈleɪʃən'] (usually plural) an expression of pleasure at the success or good fortune of another.

Synonyms

  • expression
  • verbalism
  • felicitation

Antonyms

  • disagreement
  • agreement

Etymology

  • con- (English)
  • gratulation (English)
  • gratulationem (Latin)
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