felicitous Definition

  • 1well-suited for the occasion, appropriate, apt
  • 2pleasant, delightful

Using felicitous: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "felicitous" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The speech was felicitous and well-received by the audience.

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    The choice of music was felicitous for the occasion.

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    The weather was felicitous for a day at the beach.

felicitous Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for felicitous

Phrases with felicitous

  • a well-chosen or apt expression


    The author's use of felicitous phrases made the book a pleasure to read.

  • an event that is well-suited for the occasion


    The wedding was a felicitous event, with everything going smoothly and everyone having a good time.

  • a coincidence that is fortunate or beneficial


    It was a felicitous coincidence that the two old friends ran into each other at the airport.

Origins of felicitous

from Latin 'felix', meaning 'happy'


Summary: felicitous in Brief

The term 'felicitous' [fɪˈlɪsɪtəs] refers to something that is well-suited for the occasion or pleasant. It can be used to describe speeches, music, weather, and more. 'Felicitous' extends into phrases like 'felicitous phrase,' and idioms like 'felicitous coincidence,' denoting a fortunate coincidence. Synonyms include 'appropriate,' 'suitable,' and 'fitting.'