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adjective uk   /ˌɪn.fəˈlɪs.ɪ.təs/  us   /-t̬əs/ formal
not suitable for the occasion: an infelicitous remark
noun [C usually plural] uk   /-ɪ.ti/  us   /-ə.t̬i/ formal
His article was full of mistakes and verbal infelicities (= unsuitable expressions).
Translations of “infelicitous”
in Chinese (Traditional) 不合適的,不恰當的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不合适的,不恰当的…
(Definition of infelicitous from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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