Synonyms for impolitely

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He eyed me up and down most impolitely, and pretended not to recognise me.

"Not yet, but it may be now that the government has come to do it," answered Oman impolitely.

I heard of the way you smell, of the way you yelled at me, so impolitely.

"We're nearly through, as Mr. X says," he remarked, not impolitely.

"Don't believe it—don't believe a word of it," said Mr. Campbell impolitely.

"But I've been expecting you a long time," said the fox, grinning most impolitely.

Then, in heaven's name, Connie, why are they staring at her so impolitely—all of them?

"I'm going," he stated once more, impolitely; but she barred him at the door.

It was one of the most impolitely persistent breezes I have ever encountered.

"Might have had the sense to keep me out of it," said Norah impolitely.

WORD ORIGIN

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.

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