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Line breaks: un|states¦man|like
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈsteɪtsmənlʌɪk

Definition of unstatesmanlike in English:


Not suitable for or befitting a statesman: his decision was condemned as petulant and unstatesmanlike
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  • But the prime minister is also known for unstatesmanlike gaffes and occasionally losing his temper.
  • Harold Macmillan's "wind of change" speech was a gratuitous piece of rhetoric which committed the inexcusably unstatesmanlike folly of arousing vast expectations in advance of what was bound to be an extremely difficult disengagement from empire.
  • His unstatesmanlike behavior and childish tough talk makes many people in other countries wince.

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