impoliteness impoliteness

Definition(s):

  • (n) a discourteous manner that ignores accepted social usage

Usage(s):

  1. I respectfully entreat you to carefully examine my words and forgive my impoliteness.
  2. When Anna arrived at Bangkok she met the full force of cold, Oriental impoliteness.
  3. So I hope you wouldn't be serious for their entangling and provocation with impoliteness and conspiracy theories, lest you would be fooled and wasting your time.

News

  • Don't let technology rob kids of social skills

    We've all seen teens—and adults—immersed in their smartphones, oblivious to the world around them. However, it's not just a matter of distraction or impoliteness anymore
    on December 4, 2013     Source: WRCB Chattanooga

Quotes

  1. TEHRAN - "If some imagine that through slander, impoliteness, insult, and propagating lies will coerce us into departing from our revolutionary ideals, they are strongly mistaken," President Ahmadinejad said on Friday.
    on Sep 5, 2009 By: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Source: Tehran Times

  2. Cardinal Renato Martino, head of the Vatican office for migrants and itinerant people, warns that cars bring out the worst in people, including "impoliteness, rude gestures, cursing, blasphemy, loss of sense of responsibility or deliberate...
    on Jun 19, 2007 By: Cardinal Renato Martino Source: Wisconsin State Journal

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