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infelicitous

adjective

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not appropriate for a particular occasion or situation
  • an infelicitous comment on the weight of the guest of honor at the banquet

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The first known use of infelicitous was in 1835

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“Infelicitous.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/infelicitous. Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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