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English definition of “infelicitous”


adjective     /ˌɪn.fəˈlɪs.ɪ.təs/ US  /-t̬əs/ formal
not suitable for the occasion: an infelicitous remark → Synonym unfortunate adjectiveUnsuitable and unacceptable infelicity     /-ɪ.ti/ US  /-ə.t̬i/ noun [C usually plural] formal His article was full of mistakes and verbal infelicities (= unsuitable expressions).Unsuitable and unacceptable
(Definition of infelicitous adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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