infelicitous

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

Definition of infelicitous

  1. :  not felicitous: as a :  not appropriate or well-timed <an infelicitous remark> b :  awkward, unfortunate <an infelicitous moment>

infelicitously

adverb

Examples of infelicitous in a sentence

  1. <an infelicitous comment on the weight of the guest of honor at the banquet>

1835

First Known Use of infelicitous

1835


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