Saturday, January 04, 2003
Definitions for felicitous
- Suitably applied or expressed; appropriate; apt.
- Happy; delightful; marked by good fortune.
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Citations for felicitous
We do this sort of thing most weekends anyway, said a lean rebel with gunpowder smudges on his face and the felicitous name of Troy Cool.
I always have a pad of paper and a pencil within reach, to catch on the wing this turn of phrase which strikes me as felicitous, that idea which I hope to be able to examine more closely in the light of day.
Origin of felicitous
Felicitous is derived from Latin felicitas, "fertility, hence success, happiness," from felix, "fertile, successful, happy."