What does impolite mean?

Definitions for impoliteˌɪm pəˈlaɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. impolite(adj)

    not polite


  1. impolite(Adjective)

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

  2. Origin: From the Latin impolitus, not polite.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Impolite(adj)

    not polite; not of polished manners; wanting in good manners; discourteous; uncivil; rude

  2. Origin: [L. impolitus unpolishied, pref. im- not + politus, p. p. of polire to polish, refine. See Polite.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Impolite

    im-po-līt′, adj. of unpolished manners: uncivil.—adv. Impolite′ly.—n. Impolite′ness.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of impolite in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of impolite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. The New York Times:

    You’re an inelegant, impolite, arrogant man. That’s why you’ll never get to the presidency of the republic.

  2. Paul Gruchow:

    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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