Not polite; not of polished manners; wanting in good manners.
Origin: From the Latin impolitus, not polite.
not polite; not of polished manners; wanting in good manners; discourteous; uncivil; rude
Origin: [L. impolitus unpolishied, pref. im- not + politus, p. p. of polire to polish, refine. See Polite.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
im-po-līt′, adj. of unpolished manners: uncivil.—adv. Impolite′ly.—n. Impolite′ness.
The numerical value of impolite in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of impolite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
You’re an inelegant, impolite, arrogant man. That’s why you’ll never get to the presidency of the republic.
It is one thing to decry the rat race...that is the good and honorable work of moralists. It is quite another thing to quit the rat race, to drop out, to refuse to run any further--that is the work of the individualist. It is offensive because it is impolite it makes the rebuke personal the individualist calls not his or her behavior into question, but mine.
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- غير مهذبArabic
- descortés, maleducadoSpanish
- scortese, rude, maleducatoItalian
- 無礼, 失礼Japanese
- بدمخی, شډلPashto, Pushto
- impolido, indelicadoPortuguese
- måpoli, måhonteus, ossu poli k' ene casrole di scroufierWalloon
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