Etymology
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impolite (adj.)
1610s, "unrefined, rough," from Latin impolitus "unpolished, rough, inelegant, unrefined," from assimilated form of in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + politus "polished" (see polite). Sense of "discourteous, uncivil, unpolished in manners" is from 1739. Related: Impolitely.
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uncivil (adj.)
1550s, "barbarous," from un- (1) "not" + civil (adj.). Meaning "impolite" is 1590s.
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