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synonyms for infelicity

  • barbarism
  • impropriety
  • indecorum
  • inelegance
  • solecism
  • agony
  • anguish
  • bereavement
  • despair
  • discomfort
  • gloom
  • heartache
  • heartbreak
  • melancholy
  • misery
  • mourning
  • pain
  • regret
  • remorse
  • sadness
  • sorrow
  • trouble
  • unhappiness
  • woe
  • worry
  • affliction
  • care
  • dejection
  • depression
  • desolation
  • despondency
  • disquiet
  • distress
  • dole
  • dolor
  • grievance
  • harassment
  • lamentation
  • malaise
  • mortification
  • mournfulness
  • purgatory
  • rue
  • torture
  • trial
  • tribulation
  • vexation
  • wretchedness
  • bemoaning
  • bewailing
  • deploring
  • lamenting
  • repining
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How to use infelicity in a sentence

In an instant Christie saw the infelicity of her position, and its dangers.
DEVIL'S FORDBRET HARTE
Keats died young; and ‘yet his infelicity had years too many.’
LIFE OF JOHN KEATSSIDNEY COLVIN
It was at this time that the differences in character began to cause domestic infelicity in the Wagnerian household.
WOMAN'S WORK IN MUSICARTHUR ELSON
The admiration I profess for her ought to make her excuse these remarks, which have their origin in the infelicity of my age.
INTERNATIONAL WEEKLY MISCELLANY VOL. I. NO. 3, JULY 15, 1850VARIOUS
My old infelicity in making up my mind seems to haunt me, and I dare say I shall live to be a dreadful example.
MY WIFE AND IHARRIET BEECHER STOWE
Neither would have endeavoured to fix an infelicity of which each doubtless had been but too capable.
THE AWKWARD AGEHENRY JAMES
No impropriety or infelicity had been permitted to mar the smooth texture of its surface.
THEODORE ROOSEVELT AND HIS TIMESHAROLD HOWLAND
As a doctor I knew the causes of domestic infelicity in a good many homes.
THE SEVEN SECRETSWILLIAM LE QUEUX
It is a most unhappy state to be at a distance with God: man needs no greater infelicity than to be left to himself.
MANY THOUGHTS OF MANY MINDSVARIOUS
In my boyhood the Jewish community was practically free from scandals arising from domestic infelicity.
AGAINST THE CURRENTEDWARD A. STEINER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO INFELICITY

  • barbarism
  • impropriety
  • indecorum
  • inelegance
  • infelicity
  • solecism
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.