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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)

Synonym: Indiscreet, inexpedient, undiplomatic.

Origin: Pref. Im- not _ politic; cf. F. Impolitique.