felicitous
Pronunciation
  • (RP, GA) IPA: /fəˈlɪsɪtəs/
Adjective

felicitous

  1. Characterized by felicity.
    Antonyms: infelicitous, unfelicitous
    1. appropriate#Adjective|Appropriate, apt, fitting#Adjective|fitting.
      Synonyms: opportune, wealful
    2. Auspicious, fortunate, lucky.
    3. cause#Verb|Causing happiness or pleasure#Noun|pleasure.
  2. (linguistics) Of a sentence#Noun|sentence or utterance: semantically and pragmatically coherent; fitting in the context.
    Antonyms: grammatical, unfelicitous
    This sentence is grammatical; it is just not felicitous.
Related terms Translations
  • Russian: уместный
  • Spanish: oportuno
Translations
  • Russian: уда́чный



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