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infelicitous


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Infelicitous  \In`fe*lic"i*tous\,  a. 
  Not  felicitous;  unhappy;  unfortunate;  not  fortunate  or 
  appropriate  in  application;  not  well  said  expressed,  or 
  done  as  an  infelicitous  condition;  an  infelicitous  remark; 
  an  infelicitous  description;  infelicitous  words 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  infelicitous 
  adj  1:  not  appropriate  in  application;  defective;  "an  infelicitous 
  remark";  "infelicitous  phrasing";  "the  infelicitous 
  typesetting  was  due  to  illegible  copy"  [ant:  {felicitous}] 
  2:  marked  by  or  producing  unhappiness;  "infelicitous 
  circumstances";  "unhappy  caravans,  straggling  afoot 
  through  swamps  and  canebrakes"-  American  Guide  Series 
  [syn:  {unhappy}] 




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