infelicitous

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

Definition of infelicitous

  1. :  not felicitous: such asa :  not appropriate or well-timed an infelicitous remarkb :  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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