noun, plural infelicities for 3, 5.
the quality or state of being unhappy; unhappiness.
misfortune; bad luck.
an unfortunate circumstance; misfortune.
inaptness, inappropriateness, or awkwardness, as of action or expression.
something inapt or infelicitous: infelicities of style.

1350–1400; Middle English infelicite < Latin infēlīcitās. See in-3, felicity Unabridged
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infelicity (ˌɪnfɪˈlɪsɪtɪ)
n , pl -ties
1.  the state or quality of being unhappy or unfortunate
2.  an instance of bad luck or mischance; misfortune
3.  something, esp a remark or expression, that is inapt or inappropriate

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Example sentences
These show that both age-groups are competent with informativeness, but also tolerant of pragmatic infelicity.
The cause of his removal was domestic infelicity and a consequent divorce suit.
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