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Word: impolitic

Definition: not wise; not expedient; not politic


Sentences Containing 'impolitic'

Both laws were evident violations of natural liberty, and therefore unjust; and they were both, too, as impolitic as they were unjust.
The men, too, whose revenue the monopoly increases, constitute a particular order, which it is both absolutely impossible to tax beyond the proportion of other orders, and extremely impolitic even to attempt to tax beyond that proportion, as I shall endeavour to show in the following book.

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