This came about because impoliteness could easily lead to a quarrel and then a duel.
For a boot ensign to interrupt like that was an impoliteness that Keku chose to ignore.
His style had the merit of being terse, but his manner was sarcastic to the verge of impoliteness.
impoliteness was nothing new to him, since he had been in America.
And, in truth, this strange fellow's impoliteness was ill-timed.
But she repulsed the impoliteness, as if it were a ball at tennis.
"Don't be a fool, Maria," said Jedidiah, scarcely conscious of the impoliteness of his speech.
Remember, though, it is the height of impoliteness not to pay a woman the compliment she wants.
I hope there is no impoliteness in complimenting you on your discernment.
I always was when my system simply pined for a bit of impoliteness.