infelicitous

[ in-fuh-lis-i-tuh s ]SEE DEFINITION OF infelicitous

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INFELICITOUS

The name of the gentleman who enjoyed this infelicitous distinction was Tretherick.

Perhaps these circumstances gave the locality its infelicitous reputation.

To Burnett it had been only a canvas daubed with infelicitous paint.

In the first place, their choice of Monmouth as the heir was infelicitous.

Were it not that the salutation were infelicitous, we should have said, "Hail, all hail!"

Pray, sir, is it my infelicitous allusion to Miss Light's marriage?

Her conversation is crude and infelicitous, her conduct excessively ill-bred.

Be that as it may, he often makes her serve as a symbol for material existence, obviously an infelicitous parallel.

He hated the prisoner for his infelicitous and untimely crime, yet he could not make up his mind to his death.

The ground of objection is not very formidable; but the Parent's Assistant is certainly an infelicitous name.

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