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See definition of impoliteness on Dictionary.com
  • as inbad manners
  • as indiscourtesy
  • as indisrespect
  • as inincivility
  • as inlese majesty

synonyms for impoliteness

  • boorishness
  • discourtesy
  • disrespect
  • inconsideration
  • unmannerliness
  • brusqueness
  • contumely
  • incivility
  • profanation
  • rudeness
  • inurbanity
  • contempt
  • boldness
  • coarseness
  • discourtesy
  • dishonor
  • flippancy
  • hardihood
  • impertinence
  • impiety
  • impudence
  • incivility
  • insolence
  • irreverence
  • sacrilege
  • insolency
  • insolentness
  • lack of respect
  • unmannerliness
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How to use impoliteness in a sentence

If I had known these Christmas parties countenanced such impoliteness, I would have stayed at home.
A BUDGET OF CHRISTMAS TALES BY CHARLES DICKENS AND OTHERSVARIOUS
In the North, to smoke in the presence of ladies is considered the greatest impoliteness.
A HISTORY OF THE NINTH REGIMENT, ILLINOIS VOLUNTEER INFANTRYMARION MORRISON
There is no good reason for such impoliteness, in the practice of politeness.
MARTINE'S HAND-BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND GUIDE TO TRUE POLITENESSARTHUR MARTINE
We were far off, and in a position where we could admire, without impoliteness.
QUINTUS OAKESCHARLES ROSS JACKSON
Every conjugal impoliteness is a lesson in filial disrespect.
A NEW ATMOSPHEREGAIL HAMILTON
His impoliteness made it unpleasant and the remembrance of it will never afford him gratification.
THE NEST IN THE HONEYSUCKLES, AND OTHER STORIESVARIOUS
"I broke the hanger; your man is mending it and will bring it here," Millar said coolly, ignoring the marked impoliteness.
THE DEVILJOSEPH O'BRIEN
"Not that I think we need to——" she hastened to add, lest her hostess might attribute her remark to impoliteness.
THE GIRL SCOUTS' GOOD TURNEDITH LAVELL
It would be the height of impoliteness to leave them; and each visitor scrupulously takes away every remaining bit of his share.
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA, OREGON, AND THE SANDWICH ISLANDSCHARLES NORDHOFF
Jim grew garrulous as he read across her shoulder with characteristic impoliteness.
WE CAN'T HAVE EVERYTHINGRUPERT HUGHES
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WORDS RELATED TO IMPOLITENESS

  • boorishnesses
  • discourtesies
  • disrespect
  • impoliteness
  • inconsiderations
  • unmannerlinesses
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.