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Meaning of IMPOLITE

Pronunciation:  `impu'lIt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  not polite
 

IMPOLITE is a 8 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: brattish, bratty, discourteous, ill-mannered, rude, ungracious, unmannered, unmannerly, unparliamentary
 
 Antonyms: polite
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Im`po*lite"\, a. [L. impolitus unpolishied, pref. im-
not + politus, p. p. of polire to polish, refine. See
{Polite}.]
Not polite; not of polished manners; wanting in good manners;
discourteous; uncivil; rude. -- {Im`po*lite"ly}, adv. --
{Im`po*lite"ness}, n.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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