Definitions

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  • n. Pleasure in another's happiness.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Participation in the joy of others; sympathy.

Etymologies

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From the Latin prefix con-, from cum (with) + the Latin felicitas, meaning happiness.

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  • Added. Thanks, whichbe!

    May 16, 2008

  • Added. Predictably.

    May 16, 2008

  • lovely word. Added!

    May 16, 2008

  • Pleasure in other's happiness. Perhaps this is the opposite of the accursed schadenfreude.

    May 16, 2008