Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Producing or intended to produce happiness.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Making happy; productive of happiness.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective rare Of, pertaining to, or producing pleasure or happiness.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Latin fēlīx, fēlīc-, fortunate; see dhē(i)- in Indo-European roots + –fic.]

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  • "Causing or tending to cause happiness." Dictionary.com

    March 22, 2008

  • "the felicific puppy made the old woman smile very big"

    dictionary.com

    September 30, 2010