Antonyms of adj congratulatory

1 sense of congratulatory

Sense 1
congratulatory, gratulatory -- (expressive of sympathetic pleasure or joy on account of someone's success or good fortune; "a congratulatory telegram"; "the usual congratulatory crowd was conspicuously absent"; "a gratulatory address")

INDIRECT (VIA felicitous) -> infelicitous -- (not appropriate in application; defective; "an infelicitous remark"; "infelicitous phrasing"; "the infelicitous typesetting was due to illegible copy")

Similarity of adj congratulatory

1 sense of congratulatory

Sense 1
congratulatory, gratulatory -- (expressive of sympathetic pleasure or joy on account of someone's success or good fortune; "a congratulatory telegram"; "the usual congratulatory crowd was conspicuously absent"; "a gratulatory address")
       => felicitous (vs. infelicitous) -- (exhibiting an agreeably appropriate manner or style; "a felicitous speaker")

2022, Cloud WordNet Browser