gratulatory
adjective see gratulate

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Gratulatory — Grat u*la*to*ry, a. [L. gratulatorius.] Expressing gratulation or joy; congratulatory. [1913 Webster] The usual groundwork of such gratulatory odes. Bp. Horsley. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gratulatory — See gratulation. * * * …   Universalium

  • gratulatory — adjective congratulatory …   Wiktionary

  • gratulatory — a. Congratulatory …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • gratulatory — grat·u·la·to·ry …   English syllables

  • gratulatory —   a. congratulating.    ♦ gratulant, a.    ♦ gratulation, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • gratulatory — adj. expressing congratulation. Etymology: LL gratulatorius f. L gratus grateful …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-gratulatory — adjective Date: circa 1841 self congratulatory …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • self-gratulatory — (ˈ) ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective : self congratulatory …   Useful english dictionary

  • congratulatory — adjective expressive of sympathetic pleasure or joy on account of someone s success or good fortune (Freq. 1) a congratulatory telegram the usual congratulatory crowd was conspicuously absent a gratulatory address • Syn: ↑gratulatory • Similar to …   Useful english dictionary

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