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English definition of “impolitic”


adjective     /ɪmˈpɒl.ɪ.tɪk/ US  /-ˈpɑː.lə.t̬ɪk/ formal
describes unwise words or actions that are likely to cause offence or problems, especially in social situations: I thought it impolitic to ask any questions about her ex-husband.Stupid and sillyOf unsound mind
(Definition of impolitic adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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