Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Marked by or producing felicity; happy; appropriate.

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Usage examples "felicitous":

  1. And I fear it can hardly be maintained that either Chapman, when writing " The Blind Beggar of Alexandria," or Rowley, when writing " A Shoemaker, a Gentleman," was engaged in any very rational or felicitous employment of his wayward and unregulated powers. - "The Age of Shakespeare", Algernon Charles Swinburne.
  2. Human life is not rendered felicitous solely by the abundance of the things which a people possesses; there must be the power to make the most of and enjoy them. - "Roman Women Woman: In All Ages and in All Countries, Volume 2 (of 10)", Alfred Brittain.
  3. One window much admired for its felicitous combination of theoretically uncongenial colours is that which sets forth the legend of St. Hubert. - "Stained Glass Tours in France", Charles Hitchcock Sherrill.