Infelicity

Definition of Infelicity

In`fe`lic´i`ty
n.1.
1.The state or quality of being infelicitous; unhappiness; misery; wretchedness; misfortune; lack of suitableness or appropriateness.
Whatever is the ignorance and infelicity of the present state, we were made wise and happy.
- Glanvill.
2.That (as an act, word, expression, etc.) which is infelicitous; as, infelicities of speech.

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