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Definitions for impolite
ˌɪm pəˈlaɪtim·po·lite

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. impoliteadjective

    not polite

Wiktionary

  1. impoliteadjective

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

    Etymology: From the Latin impolitus, not polite.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Impoliteadjective

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

    Etymology: [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.

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Numerology

  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

Examples of impolite in a Sentence

  1. 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.

  2. The New York Times:

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

Images & Illustrations of impolite

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