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noun as in bad form

noun as in unhappiness

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Example Sentences

In an instant Christie saw the infelicity of her position, and its dangers.

Keats died young; and ‘yet his infelicity had years too many.’

It was at this time that the differences in character began to cause domestic infelicity in the Wagnerian household.

The admiration I profess for her ought to make her excuse these remarks, which have their origin in the infelicity of my age.

My old infelicity in making up my mind seems to haunt me, and I dare say I shall live to be a dreadful example.


On this page you'll find 375 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to infelicity, such as: barbarism, impropriety, indecorum, inelegance, and solecism.

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