Antonyms for impoliteness
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : im-puh-lahyt|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˌɪm pəˈlaɪt|
Definition of impolitenessOrigin :
- 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.
- As in incivility : noun discourtesy
- As in bad manners : noun improper behavior
- As in discourtesy : noun disrespect
- As in lese majesty : noun disrespect
- As in disrespect : noun disregard, rudeness toward someone
- Impoliteness was nothing new to him, since he had been in America.
- Extract from : « The Vagrant Duke » by George Gibbs
- For a boot ensign to interrupt like that was an impoliteness that Keku chose to ignore.
- Extract from : « Unwise Child » by Gordon Randall Garrett
- It is also a piece of impoliteness to interrupt another in his remarks.
- Extract from : « The Young Man's Guide » by William A. Alcott
- But she repulsed the impoliteness, as if it were a ball at tennis.
- Extract from : « Children of the Soil » by Henryk Sienkiewicz
- Remember, though, it is the height of impoliteness not to pay a woman the compliment she wants.
- Extract from : « The Duel » by A. I. Kuprin
- I always was when my system simply pined for a bit of impoliteness.
- Extract from : « Wanted: A Cook » by Alan Dale
- It is the height of impoliteness to ask for a second piece of sugar.
- Extract from : « In Search of a Siberian Klondike » by Homer B. Hulbert
- This pleased the men and they were ashamed of their impoliteness.
- Extract from : « Modern Americans » by Chester Sanford
- She regretted the impoliteness of the French here and apologized for them for crowding us.
- Extract from : « Jungle Peace » by William Beebe
- But Ruth had already seen the impoliteness of their actions.
- Extract from : « Ruth Fielding Down in Dixie » by Alice B. Emerson
Synonyms for impoliteness
- bad manners
- lack of respect
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