Origin of impolite
Examples from the Web for impolite
Luckily for the South Carolina native, his encounters with the impolite are rare.Parks and Recreation’s Aziz Ansari Is 30 Years Old and Writing a Book About Modern Love|Abby Haglage|November 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Zarif complained that the way I asked my question to him was “impolite.”
Funny, I think jailing journalists and bloggers is “impolite.”
I wish everyone reacted to impolite cell phone usage like Kevin Williamson.
Then again, yet to meet an impolite Canadian in person, so maybe this is just Twitter being Twitter.
"Yes, since he's inviting himself we can't be so impolite as to leave him," said Mr. Chillingworth.The Bungalow Boys Along the Yukon|Dexter J. Forrester
How impolite it would be, after Miss Pease has forbidden it!The Universal Reciter|Various
And the cat stuck up her tail and arched her back, in a most impolite way.The Mexican Twins|Lucy Fitch Perkins
You see, I'm not friends with the old man; but I knew he'd not be impolite to you, so I took the liberty.Villa Rubein and Other Stories|John Galsworthy
All that is very extravagant and impolite, said Perdita pleasantly.Dust|Julian Hawthorne
British Dictionary definitions for impolite
Word Origin and History for impolite
1610s, "unrefined, rough," from Latin impolitus "unpolished, rough, unrefined," from assimilated form of in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + politus "polished" (see polite). Sense of "discourteous, ill-mannered" is from 1739. Related: Impolitely; impoliteness.