Felicitations vs Congratulations - What's the difference?

felicitations | congratulations |


As nouns the difference between felicitations and congratulations

is that felicitations is while congratulations is .

As interjections the difference between felicitations and congratulations

is that felicitations is felicitations, congratulations, well done while congratulations is expressing praise and approval, expressing approbation.

felicitations

English

Noun

(head)
  • Interjection

    (en interjection)
  • Congratulations! Well done!
  • congratulations

    English

    Interjection

    (en interjection)
  • Expressing praise and approval, expressing approbation.
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-11-30, volume=409, issue=8864, magazine=(The Economist), author=Paul Davis
  • , title= Letters: Say it as simply as possible , passage=Congratulations on managing to use the phrase “preponderant criterion” in a chart (“ On your marks”, November 9th). Was this the work of a kakorrhaphiophobic journalist set a challenge by his colleagues, or simply an example of glossolalia?}}

    Synonyms

    * See

    See also

    * congrats

    Noun

    (head)