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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.
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Adv.1.impolitely - in an impolite manner; "he treated her impolitely"
courteously, politely - in a polite manner; "the policeman answered politely, `Now look here, lady...'"
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(impəˈlait) adjective
not polite; rude. You must not be impolite to the teacher.
ˌimpoˈlitely adverb
ˌimpoˈliteness noun
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References in classic literature ?
When the count returned, Natasha was impolitely pleased and hastened to get away: at that moment she hated the stiff, elderly princess, who could place her in such an embarrassing position and had spent half an hour with her without once mentioning Prince Andrew.
"Caw--Caw!" remarked the crow hoarsely but not impolitely.
Campbell impolitely. "You'll do things that are nice and interesting.
Queen Elizabeth never treated them impolitely while Meghan could sometimes appear to be.
Again, Moshe does not understand why Ashkenazim behave so impolitely, and he concludes that he no longer wants to stay in the Ma'abara.
Anyone asked politely, or impolitely, to shut down their screen and relocate to the real world, barks that they are checking some vital piece of information or message.
'If someone protests, the NADRA employees reply impolitely and warn him/her of unfavourable consequences,' one of the complainants while wishing not to be named.
They respond politely and directly to UC students, and OBCs are treated a little impolitely and indirectly.
"Impolitely, I bet," Queen Elizabeth II responded jokingly.
Summary: Defendant spoke impolitely, assaulted passport control official who asked her to stand in the right queue
These are people who chose to leave - not those who were politely (or impolitely) asked to exit the premises.
Suppose a coworker treats you impolitely by yelling at you and saying nasty things without any fault of your own.