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- 1. infelicitous (vs. felicitous), awkward, clumsy, cumbersome, inapt, inept, ill-chosen, unfortunate, unhappy
- usage: not appropriate in application; defective; "an infelicitous remark"; "infelicitous phrasing"; "the infelicitous typesetting was due to illegible copy"
- 2. infelicitous, unhappy, unfortunate (vs. fortunate)
- usage: marked by or producing unhappiness; "infelicitous circumstances"; "unhappy caravans, straggling afoot through swamps and canebrakes"- American Guide Series
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