Part of speech: adjective
Origin: Latin, 17th century
Well-chosen or suited to the circumstances.
Pleasing and fortunate.
Examples of Felicitous in a sentence
"It turned out to be a felicitous decision to bring an umbrella."
"She discovered a number of felicitous finds with her trusty metal detector."
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One of the definitions of felicitous is something that is well-chosen or suited to the circumstances. Similarly, something that is opportune occurs at a well-chosen or appropriate time.
Did you Know?
A truly felicitous occurrence is winning the lottery. Only 1 in 14 million people ever draw the correct numbers to win the lottery, making it a real stroke of luck to actually win a huge amount of money.