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Im*pol"i*tic (?), a. [Pref. im- not + politic; cf. F. impolitique.]

Not politic; contrary to, or wanting in, policy; unwise; imprudent; indiscreet; inexpedient; as, an impolitic ruler, law, or measure.

The most unjust and impolitic of all things, unequal taxation. Burke.

Syn. -- Indiscreet; inexpedient; undiplomatic.


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