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synonyms for infelicity

  • affliction
  • disappointment
  • hardship
  • misadventure
  • inconvenience
  • discomfort
  • mishap
  • cataclysm
  • calamity
  • debacle
  • bad luck
  • setback
  • misery
  • tribulation
  • disadvantage
  • tragedy
  • adversity
  • catastrophe
  • harm
  • contretemps
  • dole
  • unpleasantness
  • nuisance
  • worry
  • blow
  • annoyance
  • cross
  • casualty
  • crunch
  • visitation
  • mischance
  • failure
  • anxiety
  • burden
  • trouble
  • loss
  • accident
  • reverse
  • trial
  • bad news
  • bad break
  • hard luck
  • rotten luck
  • tough luck
  • unluck
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antonyms for infelicity

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  • advantage
  • benefit
  • blessing
  • fortune
  • good luck
    • peace
    • fortune
    • good fortune
    • ease
    • blessing
    • benefit
    • wonder
    • pleasure
    • boost
    • help
    • comfort
    • contentment
    • win
    • achievement
    • accomplishment
    • calmness
    • joy
    • boon
    • good luck
    • profit
    • gain
    • favor
    • advantage
    • encouragement
    • delight
    • success
    • miracle
    • happiness
    • relief
    • aid
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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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          WORDS RELATED TO INFELICITY

          • barbarism
          • impropriety
          • indecorum
          • inelegance
          • infelicity
          • solecism
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