impoliteness


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.impoliteness - a discourteous manner that ignores accepted social usage
rudeness, discourtesy - a manner that is rude and insulting
bad manners, ill-breeding - impoliteness resulting from ignorance
gaucheness, crudeness, crudity - an impolite manner that is vulgar and lacking tact or refinement; "the whole town was famous for its crudeness"
niceness, politeness - a courteous manner that respects accepted social usage
Translations
قلَّة أدب، عَدم تَهذيب
nezdvořilost
uhøflighed
ókurteisi

impoliteness

[ˌɪmpəˈlaɪtnɪs] N [of person] → falta f de educación; [of remark] → descortesía f

impoliteness

impoliteness

[ˌɪmpəˈlaɪtnɪs] n (of person, remark) → maleducazione

impolite

(impəˈlait) adjective
not polite; rude. You must not be impolite to the teacher.
ˌimpoˈlitely adverb
ˌimpoˈliteness noun
References in classic literature ?
absolutely like invited guests, who feared to commit an impoliteness in not repairing to the house of him who had invited them.
They sat in silence, and with tireless patience watched our every motion with that vile, uncomplaining impoliteness which is so truly Indian, and which makes a white man so nervous and uncomfortable and savage that he wants to exterminate the whole tribe.
But Pierre now committed a reverse act of impoliteness.
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Rudeness, impoliteness, surliness, ugly moods, unprovoked displays of anger, and general unpleasantness can be costly to your career -- and your company's bottom line.
Modern linguists agree that the study of the politeness category is more effective if being conducted in comparison to impoliteness theory than in isolation (Brown, Levinson 1987; Leech 1983; [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII.
Of course, I got blamed for a number of instances and I've learned that I need to always say sorry for my inadvertence, impoliteness or mistake.
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By the Netherfield ball, Darcy has acquired a reputation not just for impoliteness, but for downright malignity.
I would imagine that it would be quite tempting to feel like this approach in these circumstances is a little harsh, but your new little boy deserves the respect that good manners bring from others, not the hostility that impoliteness brings, so stick to your guns and think long term rather than short.
At a previous meeting of the committee in July, members expressed concern about the number of complaints about incivility, impoliteness and intolerance.
He accused political blocs and forces of maneuvering and deceit, and accused others of impoliteness.