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[fi-lis-i-tuh s] /fɪˈlɪs ɪ təs/

well-suited for the occasion, as an action, manner, or expression; apt; appropriate:
The chairman’s felicitous anecdote set everyone at ease.
having a special ability for suitable manner or expression, as a person.
well-chosen; apt
possessing an agreeable style
producing or marked by happiness

1530s (implied in felicitously), from felicity + -ous.


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