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English definition of “felicitous”

felicitous

adjective uk   /fəˈlɪs.ɪ.təs/ us    /-t̬əs/ literary
suitable or right and expressing well the intended thought or feeling: He summed up Jack's achievements in one or two felicitous phrases.Suitable and acceptableQuite good, or not very good
Opposite
felicitously
adverb uk   /-li/ us    /-t̬əs-/
a felicitously phrased speechSuitable and acceptableQuite good, or not very good
(Definition of felicitous from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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