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impolitic

[ im-pol-i-tik ]
/ ɪmˈpɒl ɪ tɪk /
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adjective

not politic, expedient, or judicious.

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Origin of impolitic

First recorded in 1590–1600; im-2 + politic

OTHER WORDS FROM impolitic

im·pol·i·tic·ly, adverbim·pol·i·tic·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for impolitic

impolitic
/ (ɪmˈpɒlɪtɪk) /

adjective

not politic or expedient; unwise

Derived forms of impolitic

impoliticly, adverbimpoliticness, noun
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