felicitous


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fe·lic·i·tous

 (fĭ-lĭs′ĭ-təs)
adj.
1. Admirably suited; apt: a felicitous comparison.
2. Exhibiting an agreeably appropriate manner or style: a felicitous writer.
3. Marked by happiness or good fortune: a felicitous life.

fe·lic′i·tous·ly adv.
fe·lic′i·tous·ness n.

felicitous

(fɪˈlɪsɪtəs)
adj
1. well-chosen; apt
2. possessing an agreeable style
3. producing or marked by happiness
feˈlicitously adv
feˈlicitousness n

fe•lic•i•tous

(fɪˈlɪs ɪ təs)

adj.
1. well-suited for the occasion; apt; appropriate: a felicitous speech of acceptance.
2. pleasant: a felicitous occasion.
[1725–35]
fe•lic′i•tous•ly, adv.
fe•lic′i•tous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.felicitous - exhibiting an agreeably appropriate manner or style; "a felicitous speaker"
happy - enjoying or showing or marked by joy or pleasure; "a happy smile"; "spent many happy days on the beach"; "a happy marriage"
infelicitous - not appropriate in application; defective; "an infelicitous remark"; "infelicitous phrasing"; "the infelicitous typesetting was due to illegible copy"
2.felicitous - marked by good fortunefelicitous - marked by good fortune; "a felicitous life"; "a happy outcome"
fortunate - having unexpected good fortune; "other, less fortunate, children died"; "a fortunate choice"

felicitous

adjective fitting, timely, appropriate, inspired, suitable, neat, apt, well-chosen, well-timed, apposite, apropos, opportune, propitious, happy Her speech was not at all felicitous.

felicitous

adjective
Suitable for a particular person, condition, occasion, or place:
Translations
gepastopportuunpassend

felicitous

[fɪˈlɪsɪtəs] ADJ (frm) → feliz, oportuno

felicitous

adj, felicitously
adv (form)glücklich

felicitous

[fɪˈlɪsɪtəs] adj (frm) → felice
References in classic literature ?
First they took out the soil to make bricks, and then they filled it up again with garbage, which seemed to Jurgis and Ona a felicitous arrangement, characteristic of an enterprising country like America.
I shall never forget his first speech at the conven- tion--the extraordinary emotion it excited in my own mind--the powerful impression it created upon a crowded auditory, completely taken by surprise--the applause which followed from the beginning to the end of his felicitous remarks.
The felicitous idea occurred to me a morning or two later when I woke, that the best step I could take towards making myself uncommon was to get out of Biddy everything she knew.
The idea of Marner's money kept growing in vividness, now the want of it had become immediate; the prospect of having to make his appearance with the muddy boots of a pedestrian at Batherley, and to encounter the grinning queries of stablemen, stood unpleasantly in the way of his impatience to be back at Raveloe and carry out his felicitous plan; and a casual visitation of his waistcoat-pocket, as he was ruminating, awakened his memory to the fact that the two or three small coins his forefinger encountered there were of too pale a colour to cover that small debt, without payment of which the stable-keeper had declared he would never do any more business with Dunsey Cass.
But except for the felicitous pretense of deafness I had not tried to pretend anything.
She seemed to him so felicitous a product of nature and circumstance that his invention, musing on future combinations, was constantly catching its breath with the fear of stumbling into some brutal compression or mutilation of her beautiful personal harmony.
He had remained in Shropshire, lamenting the blindness of his own pride, and the blunders of his own calculations, till at once released from Louisa by the astonishing and felicitous intelligence of her engagement with Benwick.
She also, by a felicitous thought, took a handkerchief from her bundle and tied it round her face under her bonnet, covering her chin and half her cheeks and temples, as if she were suffering from toothache.
But she remained seated, and he could think of nothing more felicitous than: "I presume you're tired after the long ride.
Genoa the Superb" would be a felicitous title if it referred to the women.
The felicitous word "demise," which had seasonably occurred to him, had raised his spirits even above their usual evening pitch.
Because, reader, it was important enough to give me a cheerful evening, a night of pleasing dreams, and a morning of felicitous hopes.