impolitic

[ im-pol-i-tik ]
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adjective
  1. not politic, expedient, or judicious.

Origin of impolitic

1
First recorded in 1590–1600; im-2 + politic

Other words from impolitic

  • im·pol·i·tic·ly, adverb
  • im·pol·i·tic·ness, noun

Words Nearby impolitic

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British Dictionary definitions for impolitic

impolitic

/ (ɪmˈpɒlɪtɪk) /


adjective
  1. not politic or expedient; unwise

Derived forms of impolitic

  • impoliticly, adverb
  • impoliticness, noun

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