Antonyms of adj infelicitous

2 senses of infelicitous

Sense 1
infelicitous (vs. felicitous) -- (not appropriate in application; defective; "an infelicitous remark"; "infelicitous phrasing"; "the infelicitous typesetting was due to illegible copy")

felicitous (vs. infelicitous) -- (exhibiting an agreeably appropriate manner or style; "a felicitous speaker")
        => 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")
        => happy, well-chosen -- (well expressed and to the point; "a happy turn of phrase"; "a few well-chosen words")
        => well-turned -- ((of language) aptly and pleasingly expressed; "a well-turned phrase")
        => well-wishing (prenominal) -- (extending good wishes for success; "his well-wishing supporters")

Sense 2
infelicitous, unhappy -- (marked by or producing unhappiness; "infelicitous circumstances"; "unhappy caravans, straggling afoot through swamps and canebrakes"- American Guide Series)

INDIRECT (VIA unfortunate) -> fortunate -- (having unexpected good fortune; "other, less fortunate, children died"; "a fortunate choice")

Similarity of adj infelicitous

2 senses of infelicitous

Sense 1
infelicitous (vs. felicitous) -- (not appropriate in application; defective; "an infelicitous remark"; "infelicitous phrasing"; "the infelicitous typesetting was due to illegible copy")
       => awkward, clumsy, cumbersome, inapt, inept, ill-chosen -- (not elegant or graceful in expression; "an awkward prose style"; "a clumsy apology"; "his cumbersome writing style"; "if the rumor is true, can anything be more inept than to repeat it now?")
       => unfortunate -- (unsuitable or regrettable; "an unfortunate choice of words"; "an unfortunate speech")
          Also See-> unhappy#1

Sense 2
infelicitous, unhappy -- (marked by or producing unhappiness; "infelicitous circumstances"; "unhappy caravans, straggling afoot through swamps and canebrakes"- American Guide Series)
       => unfortunate (vs. fortunate) -- (not favored by fortune; marked or accompanied by or resulting in ill fortune; "an unfortunate turn of events"; "an unfortunate decision"; "unfortunate investments"; "an unfortunate night for all concerned")

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