impolite


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im·po·lite

 (ĭm′pə-līt′)
adj.
Not polite; discourteous.

[Latin impolītus, unpolished, inelegant : in-, not; see in-1 + polītus, past participle of polīre, to polish; see polish.]

im′po·lite′ly adv.
im′po·lite′ness n.

impolite

(ˌɪmpəˈlaɪt)
adj
discourteous; rude; uncivil
ˌimpoˈlitely adv
ˌimpoˈliteness n

im•po•lite

(ˌɪm pəˈlaɪt)

adj.
not polite; rude.
[1605–15; < Latin]
im`po•lite′ly, adv.
im`po•lite′ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.impolite - not polite
polite - showing regard for others in manners, speech, behavior, etc.

impolite

impolite

adjective
Translations
غَيْر مُهَذَّب، قَليل الأدب
nezdvořilý
uhøflig
epäkohtelias
udvariatlan
ókurteis
nemandagiai
nepieklājīgs
nevljuden

impolite

[ˌɪmpəˈlaɪt] ADJ [person] → mal educado, descortés; [behaviour] → descortés

impolite

[ˌɪmpəˈlaɪt] adjimpoli(e)
it would be impolite to ... → il serait impoli de ...
It would be impolite to refuse the invitation → Il serait impoli de décliner l'invitation.

impolite

adjunhöflich (to sb jdm gegenüber)

impolite

[ˌɪmpəˈlaɪt] adj (person, remark) → maleducato/a

impolite

(impəˈlait) adjective
not polite; rude. You must not be impolite to the teacher.
ˌimpoˈlitely adverb
ˌimpoˈliteness noun
References in classic literature ?
Though this was impolite to Prince Vasili in Anna Pavlovna's drawing room, and also to Anna Pavlovna herself who had received the news with delight, he could not resist the temptation.
Oh, we did not mean to be impolite," replied a grey donkey which had not spoken before.
But it is very impolite to open other people's letters.
And so, my dear count," said D'Artagnan, "his eminence didn't actually insist on our attending him; it is Du Vallon and I who have insisted, and even in a manner somewhat impolite, perhaps, so great was our longing to see you.
They got down from their perches and told each other impolite stories in racy language, every word of which reached me distinctly over the bulwarks as I sat smoking on the main-hatch.
Permit me to say," returned the dragonette, "that you are rather impolite to call us names, knowing that we cannot resent your insults.
I would gladly have eaten the potatoes and let the meat alone, but having got a large piece of the latter on to my plate, I could not be so impolite as to leave it; so, after many awkward and unsuccessful attempts to cut it with the knife, or tear it with the fork, or pull it asunder between them, sensible that the awful lady was a spectator to the whole transaction, I at last desperately grasped the knife and fork in my fists, like a child of two years old, and fell to work with all the little strength I possessed.
I'm nearly as impolite and disagreeable and ill-mannered as these two old Knickerbocker gents on each side of me that can't sleep of nights because I bought in between 'em.
Come," she said, "it is very impolite of you to talk in riddles before my face.
However, these people are not impolite to Russians or Germans.
It's very impolite, I know, but I came to see my poor Sophronia, my only friend.
It was as much as Emma could bear, without being impolite.