What does felicitous mean?

Definitions for felicitousfɪˈlɪs ɪ təs

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word felicitous.

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"


  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

Editors Contribution


    幸運な、如才な、うまい in Japanese.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of felicitous in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of felicitous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mino Argento:

    In 1974, John Gruen said: These are geometric abstractions that could be called “White on White” with their delicate, yet boldly differentiated forms and textures. One can see Argento’s mind and hand attempting something different within the geometric genre. At times he succeeds, at others, he merely echoes the deja-vu syndromes of shape within shape and closed-hued tonality. Still, one is in the presence of a genuine artist, one who has a most felicitous affinity for making the most out of self-imposed limitations of form and color. If at the moment elegance overrides depth.

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