Felicitous definitions

fĭ-lĭs'ĭ-təs
Admirably suited; apt.

A felicitous comparison.

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Exhibiting an agreeably appropriate manner or style.

A felicitous writer.

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Marked by happiness or good fortune.

A felicitous life.

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Used or expressed in a way suitable to the occasion; aptly chosen; appropriate; apt.
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Having the knack of appropriate and pleasing expression.
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The definition of felicitous is something that is suited to a particular occasion or something enjoys the benefits of good fortune.

When someone finds the perfect thing to say, it is an example of a phrase that would be described as felicitous.

When you have a happy and pleasant outing, it could be described as a felicitous outing.

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Fitting; happening at the right time.
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Working out well.
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(linguistics, of a sentence or utterance) Semantically and pragmatically coherent, fitting in the context.

This sentence is grammatical; it is just not felicitous.

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Origin of felicitous

From Latin felicitās (“luck”), from Latin felix (“lucky”).