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infelicitous adj
1 not appropriate in application; defective; "an infelicitous remark"; "infelicitous phrasing"; "the infelicitous typesetting was due to illegible copy" [ant: felicitous]
2 marked by or producing unhappiness; "infelicitous circumstances"; "unhappy caravans, straggling afoot through swamps and canebrakes"- American Guide Series [syn: unhappy]

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Adjective

  1. unhappy or unfortunate
  2. inappropriate in application; not well said, expressed, or done.

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