Examples of infelicitous in a Sentence
an infelicitous comment on the weight of the guest of honor at the banquet
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Despite the infelicitous coincidence of the election date with Easter — which would normally have been expected to depress turnout — turnout actually ticked slightly upward from recent contests, to 67 percent.
As in video games, the action is lurid, hyperkinetic, and gruesomely violent, with nods to Grand Theft Auto and a comparably infelicitous treatment of the few women characters who show up.
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First Known Use of infelicitous
amiss, graceless, improper, inapposite, inappropriate, inapt, incongruous, incorrect, indecorous, inept, malapropos, perverse, unapt, unbecoming, unfit, unhappy, unseemly, unsuitable, untoward, wrong;
out of place, out of the way;
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