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English adjective: infelicitous

1. infelicitous not appropriate in application; defective


SamplesAn infelicitous remark.
Infelicitous phrasing.
The infelicitous typesetting was due to illegible copy.


Similarawkward, clumsy, cumbersome, ill-chosen, inapt, inept, unfortunate


See alsounhappy


Attributefelicitousness, felicity


Antonymsfelicitous

2. infelicitous marked by or producing unhappiness


SamplesInfelicitous circumstances.
Unhappy caravans, straggling afoot through swamps and canebrakes.


Synonymsunhappy


Similarunfortunate


Antonymsfortunate









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