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felicity

fe·lic·i·ty

felicity

 
pronunciation:
f lI s ti
part of speech: noun
inflections: felicities
definition 1: an instance or condition of great happiness; bliss.
Her felicity on the occasion of her daughter's graduation was greater than any feeling of happiness that she'd experienced before.
similar words:
bliss
definition 2: a cause or source of great happiness.
similar words:
joy
definition 3: a talent for appropriate and pleasing behavior, esp. expression, or a display of this talent.
a felicity of speech