- not politic, expedient, or judicious.
Origin of impolitic
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Examples from the Web for impolitic
I've argued that term is inartful, impolitic and also, as Pletka points out, imprecise because of Christian pro-Israel sentiment.Danielle Pletka's Bogus Charge Sheet Against Chuck Hagel
January 11, 2013
From Netanyahu's right, Israeli politicians delivered some impolitic straight-shooting.Obama and Bibi's Rocky Road Ahead
November 7, 2012
There was a rawness and impolitic honesty to his shows, many of which could make your heart weep.Louis Vuitton, Chanel, McQueen Cap Paris Spring 2013 Fashion Week Shows
October 3, 2012
Yes, branding roughly half the nation as lazy, entitled parasites is impolitic.Undecided Voters Are a Menace
September 23, 2012
For Ann to dismiss such thinking as “ridiculous” is, at best, impolitic.When Good Wives Attack: Ann Romney’s Tricky Defense of Mitt
September 22, 2012
The next moment he realized that he had said what, of all things, was the most impolitic.Cap'n Eri
Joseph Crosby Lincoln
Macchiavelli censures the Signory's conduct of this affair as impolitic.The Life of Cesare Borgia
Don't ladyship me, Cassy was about to reply, but judging that impolitic, she sat down.The Paliser case
This last speech was most unhappy and impolitic for the side he was advocating.
On the whole, the measure was impolitic, and finally abandoned.
- not politic or expedient; unwise
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Word Origin and History for impolitic
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