Not suitable for or befitting a statesman: his decision was condemned as petulant and unstatesmanlike
More example sentences
- 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.
Definition of unstatesmanlike in:
- The US English dictionary