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See also: Felicity
- Apt and pleasing style in writing, speech, etc.
- Something that is either a source of happiness or particularly apt.
- (semiotics, semiology) Reproduction of a sign with fidelity.
The quotation was rendered with felicity.
2007 August 7, Joshua Ferris, “Table for two”, in New York Times:
- The season’s main attraction, the felicities of the sun, dimmed in the light of our competition and our growing friendliness.
- (happiness): infelicity
happiness — see happiness
apt and pleasing style in writing, speech, etc.
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