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Word of the Day 05/06/20 Felicific

Felicific (adjective)
felicific [ fee-luh-sif-ik ]


adjective
1. causing or tending to cause happiness.

Origin: 1860–65; < Latin fēlīci- (stem of fēlīx) happy + -fic

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR FELICIFIC
The 'felicific calculus' is enough to show the inadequacy of his method.
THE ENGLISH UTILITARIANS, VOLUME I.|LESLIE STEPHEN

We are bound to apply our 'felicific calculus' with absolute impartiality.
THE ENGLISH UTILITARIANS, VOLUME I.|LESLIE STEPHEN

It is the economic equivalent of the 'utility' of Bentham's 'felicific calculus.'
THE ENGLISH UTILITARIANS, VOLUME II (OF 3)|LESLIE STEPHEN

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