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felicitous

felicitous

adjective fe·lic·i·tous \fi-ˈli-sə-təs\

: very well suited for some purpose or situation

Full Definition of FELICITOUS

1
:  very well suited or expressed :  apt <a felicitous remark>
2
:  pleasant, delightful <felicitous weather>
fe·lic·i·tous·ly adverb
fe·lic·i·tous·ness noun

Examples of FELICITOUS

  1. a felicitous combination of flavors
  2. <a felicitous accompaniment to dinner is provided by a harpist on weekends at the restaurant>

First Known Use of FELICITOUS

1789

Related to FELICITOUS

Synonyms
agreeable, blessed (also blest), congenial, darling, delectable, delicious, delightful, delightsome, dreamy, dulcet, enjoyable, pleasant, good, grateful, gratifying, heavenly, jolly, luscious, nice, palatable, pleasing, pleasurable, pretty, satisfying, savory (also savoury), sweet, tasty, welcome
Antonyms
disagreeable, pleasureless, unpalatable, unpleasant, unwelcome
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