Impolitely
Impolite 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. [1913 Webster]

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  • impolitely — impolite ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not having or showing good manners. DERIVATIVES impolitely adverb impoliteness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • impolitely — adverb in an impolite manner he treated her impolitely • Syn: ↑discourteously, ↑rudely • Ant: ↑courteously (for: ↑discourteously), ↑politely …   Useful english dictionary

  • impolitely — adverb see impolite …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • impolitely — See impolite. * * * …   Universalium

  • impolitely — adverb In an impolite manner; uncivilly; rudely …   Wiktionary

  • impolitely — adv. rudely, discourteously, in an impolite manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • impolitely — im·po·lite·ly …   English syllables

  • impolitely — See: impolite …   English dictionary

  • impolite — impolitely, adv. impoliteness, n. /im peuh luyt /, adj. not polite or courteous; discourteous; rude: an impolite reply. [1605 15; < L impolitus rough, unpolished. See IM 2 POLITE] Syn. disrespectful; uncivil; insolent; boorish, ill mannered,… …   Universalium

  • discourteously — adverb in an impolite manner he treated her impolitely • Syn: ↑impolitely, ↑rudely • Ant: ↑courteously, ↑politely (for: ↑impolitely) …   Useful english dictionary

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