Definition of impolitic in English:

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impolitic

Pronunciation: /ɪmˈpɒlɪtɪk/

adjective

Failing to possess or display prudence; unwise: it was impolitic to pay the slightest tribute to the enemy
More example sentences
  • He says what he thinks and does what he thinks will work; his plain and sometimes impolitic speaking does him good with voters.
  • But it would be impolitic to blame the government which, the Post reminds us, has spent billions of dollars on urban renewal.
  • Then he did something audacious, if not outright impolitic.
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Derivatives

impoliticly

adverb
Example sentences
  • They are what some people might impoliticly refer to as throwaway kids, teen-agers who skate along the margins of mainstream society.
  • The upgrades range from a predictive computer program that military techies impoliticly term ‘Bug Splat’ to greater use of ‘smart’ weaponry.
  • Insisting that he sought justice, he impoliticly tried to reopen the case.

Words that rhyme with impolitic

politic

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