felicitous

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

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felicitous (comparative more felicitous, superlative most felicitous)

  1. fitting; happening at the right time.
  2. Working out well.
  3. (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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