Sentence example with the word 'infelicitous'


bad, futile, ill-sorted, inappropriate, inopportune, mismated, out of time, unapt, unfitting, unready

Definition adj. not appropriate in application

Last update: August 12, 2015


We hope this is an example of infelicitous phrasing, no more serious than the idea of a ' nomadic peasant '.   [adjective]


With proper deference, it is to be hoped that Boston, forgetting this infelicitous caprice, will remember in time that she alone among the great cities of America is complete.   [Please select]


"I trust I have not betrayed any impatience," said John, and instantly conscious of his infelicitous expression, added hastily, "I have really been very much interested."   [Please select]

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