Definition of Impolite

1. Adjective. Not polite.




Definition of Impolite

1. a. Not polite; not of polished manners; wanting in good manners; discourteous; uncivil; rude.

Definition of Impolite

1. Adjective. Not polite; not of polished manners; wanting in good manners. ¹

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Definition of Impolite

1. not polite [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Impolite

impockets
impoison
impoisoned
impoisoner
impoisoners
impoisoning
impoisonment
impoisonments
impoisons
impolarily
impolarly
impolder
impolders
impolicies
impolicy
impolite (current term)
impolitely
impoliteness
impolitenesses
impoliter
impolitic
impolitical
impolitically
impolitick
impolitickly
impoliticly
impoliticness
imponderabilia
imponderability
imponderable

Literary usage of Impolite

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1. The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare (1912)
"Please be careful not to emphasize the personal pronouns; it is impolite and bad English to do so. Note: In this particular case: where the speaker is so ..."

2. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey (1849)
"... in the presence of persons entitled to superior respect : it is, in like manner, looked upon as highly impolite to wipe the nose while they are by. ..."

3. Arctic Experiences: Containing Capt. George E. Tyson's Wonderful Drift on by Euphemia Vale Blake (1874)
"An impolite Visitor.—One hundred and third Day on the Ice.—Perseverance of the Natives in hunting.—Hans loses a good Dog.—Beautiful Aurora. ..."

4. Collection of the Most Celebrated Voyages and Travels from the Discovery of by Forster, R. P (1818)
"could; not any act being so impolite, or contrary to etiquette, as to present the soles of the feet towards the face of a dignified person. ..."

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