Definitions for felicitousfɪˈlɪs ɪ təs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fe•lic•i•tousfɪˈlɪs ɪ təs(adj.)

  1. well-suited for the occasion; apt; appropriate:

    a felicitous speech of acceptance.

  2. pleasant:

    a felicitous occasion.

Origin of felicitous:

1725–35

fe•lic′i•tous•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. felicitous(adj)

    exhibiting an agreeably appropriate manner or style

    "a felicitous speaker"

  2. felicitous, happy(adj)

    marked by good fortune

    "a felicitous life"; "a happy outcome"

Wiktionary

  1. felicitous(Adjective)

    Well-fitting, happening at the right time.

  2. felicitous(Adjective)

    Working out well.

  3. felicitous(Adjective)

    Semantically and pragmatically coherent, fitting in the context.

    This sentence is grammatical, it is just not felicitous.

  4. Origin: From felicitas, from felix.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Felicitous(adj)

    characterized by felicity; happy; prosperous; delightful; skilful; successful; happily applied or expressed; appropriate

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