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infelicity

in·fe·lic·i·ty

infelicity

 
 
pronunciation:
In f lI sih ti
part of speech: noun
inflections: infelicities
definition 1: the quality or condition of being infelicitous.
The infelicity of her remark at the formal dinner drew a good deal of criticism.
definition 2: an inappropriate act or remark; something infelicitous.
definition 3: an instance of misfortune.