Definitions

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  • adjective Not tactful or diplomatic.

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  • adjective not diplomatic or tactful
  • adjective lacking sensitivity or the skill of dealing with others

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  • adjective not skilled in dealing with others

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Examples

  • Still ahead, what some re calling undiplomatic moves from the U.S. 'top diplomats.

    CNN Transcript Nov 1, 2007

  • In a world in which sometimes people have got the oil we need or don't like us, kind of undiplomatic way of putting it, it means we got a national security issue.

    CNN Transcript Mar 29, 2006

  • Actually, Colin Powell wrote a very appropriate and unusually "undiplomatic" Op/Ed in The New York Times, laying out the human-rights case against Mugabe and talking about the steps the U.S. and Europe were taking and how we needed help from our African allies.

    Life in Mugabe-ville

  • Actually, Colin Powell wrote a very appropriate and unusually "undiplomatic" Op/Ed in The New York Times, laying out the human-rights case against Mugabe and talking about the steps the U.S. and Europe were taking and how we needed help from our African allies.

    Life in Mugabe-ville

  • The newspaper quoted diplomatic sources as saying that Zambia would have no choice but to declare Saudubray persona non-grata if he repeated his "undiplomatic" conduct.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Asked about Kan's statements, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said they were "undiplomatic" and contrasted sharply with the positive tone of a meeting between Kan and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev in Yokohama last fall.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • NEW DELHI: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday demanded an apology from Germany for the "undiplomatic" remarks made by a German parliamentary delegation about Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi during a recent visit to the state.

    The Times of India

  • NEW DELHI: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday demanded an apology from Germany for the "undiplomatic" remarks made by a German parliamentary delegation about Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi during a recent visit to the state.

    The Times of India

  • NEW DELHI: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday demanded an apology from Germany for the "undiplomatic" remarks made by a German parliamentary delegation about Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi during a recent visit to the state.

    The Times of India

  • NEW DELHI: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday demanded an apology from Germany for the "undiplomatic" remarks made by a German parliamentary delegation about Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi during a recent visit to the state.

    The Times of India

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