Example sentences for: infelicities

How can you use “infelicities” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Reviewing dictionaries of this kind--those similar in content and purpose to what are called “college” or “desk” dictionaries in the US--is probably quite useless in providing guidance to potential purchasers: there is always the temptation to carp at omissions, cavil at what are seen as infelicities in defining and other information, and argue one's case against the theories that are reflected in the organization of the text.

  • There are other infelicities in references to American culture and usage (e.g.

  • As it turns out, the vagueness and even the infelicities are part of Schrader's design.

  • Unfortunately, she only browsed through the dictionary and, thus, committed a number of deplorable inaccuracies and infelicities.

  • Scholarly opinion is mixed on Shakespeare in Love . In a New York Times op-ed piece earlier this month, Harvard Professor Stephen Greenblatt inveighed against the film's historical infelicities, errors that he attributed to Hollywood's moral cowardice.

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