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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.
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Noun1.felicitousness - pleasing and appropriate manner or style (especially manner or style of expression)
appropriateness - the quality of being specially suitable
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The work of Eero Saarinen, long overlooked by architectural scholarship because of an apparent felicitousness that resulted from preoccupations with the 'style for the job' and criticisms by Banham and others, has more recently attracted renewed attention.
Although both Mary and John are new in the discourse, the felicitousness of (22) crucially depends on both of them being members of the set students in Linguistics 101.
In (64) we use a direct object to show this point (for maximum felicitousness, these sentences should be read with fall-rise intonation [H*L-H%] on the left-dislocated constituent).