clumsy, ability, distressed, cumbersome, ill-chosen, unhappy, good, awkward, unfortunate, inapt, inept, dysphoric.
inappropriate (part of speech: adjective)
untimely (part of speech: adjective)
inopportune (part of speech: adjective)
Endowed with rare genius, and a potency of will, that impelled him to surmount any obstacle lying in the pathway leading towards fame, this player's fate was yet infelicitous.
- "Curiosities of Impecuniosity", H. G. Somerville.
It was a peculiarly infelicitous
salutation, but she was smilingly unconscious of any slip.
- "Just Patty", Jean Webster.
In one or two places the music is faulty, the construction is sometimes too involved, and the word 'populace' in the last line is rather infelicitous;
but, when all is said, it is impossible not to feel in these stanzas the presence of the true poetic spirit.
- "Reviews", Oscar Wilde.