infelicitous definition

  • adjective:
    • Inappropriate; ill-chosen: an infelicitous remark.
    • unhappy; regrettable.
    • Unhappy or unfortunate.
    • Inappropriate or awkward; not well said, expressed, or done.
    • Not felicitous; unhappy; unfortunate; perhaps not fortunate or proper in application; not well done, expressed, or done
    • marked by or making unhappiness
    • maybe not appropriate in application; defective
  • others:
    • maybe not felicitous, delighted, or lucky; unsatisfied: since, an infelicitous wedding.
    • Unskilful; inapt; improper; ill-timed: because, an infelicitous expression.

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