Antonyms of adj polite

3 senses of polite

Sense 1
polite (vs. impolite) -- (showing regard for others in manners, speech, behavior, etc.)

impolite (vs. polite) -- (not polite)
        => bratty, brattish -- ((used of an ill-mannered child) impolitely unruly)
        => ill-mannered, bad-mannered, rude, unmannered, unmannerly -- (socially incorrect in behavior; "resentment flared at such an unmannered intrusion")
        => discourteous, ungracious -- (lacking social graces)
        => unparliamentary -- (so rude and abusive as to be unsuitable for parliament)

Sense 2
civilized, civilised, cultivated, cultured, genteel, polite -- (marked by refinement in taste and manners; "cultivated speech"; "cultured Bostonians"; "cultured tastes"; "a genteel old lady"; "polite society")

INDIRECT (VIA refined) -> unrefined -- ((used of persons and their behavior) not refined; uncouth; "how can a refined girl be drawn to such an unrefined man?")

Sense 3
civil (vs. uncivil), polite -- (not rude; marked by satisfactory (or especially minimal) adherence to social usages and sufficient but not noteworthy consideration for others; "even if he didn't like them he should have been civil"- W.S. Maugham)


Similarity of adj polite

3 senses of polite

Sense 1
polite (vs. impolite) -- (showing regard for others in manners, speech, behavior, etc.)
       => mannerly, well-mannered -- (socially correct in behavior)
       => courteous, gracious, nice -- (exhibiting courtesy and politeness; "a nice gesture")

Sense 2
civilized, civilised, cultivated, cultured, genteel, polite -- (marked by refinement in taste and manners; "cultivated speech"; "cultured Bostonians"; "cultured tastes"; "a genteel old lady"; "polite society")
       => refined (vs. unrefined) -- ((used of persons and their behavior) cultivated and genteel; "she was delicate and refined and unused to hardship"; "refined people with refined taste")

Sense 3
civil (vs. uncivil), polite -- (not rude; marked by satisfactory (or especially minimal) adherence to social usages and sufficient but not noteworthy consideration for others; "even if he didn't like them he should have been civil"- W.S. Maugham)

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