Unwary vs Impolitic - What's the difference?

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Unwary is a related term of impolitic.


As adjectives the difference between unwary and impolitic

is that unwary is lacking]] caution as a result of [[naïveté or inexperience while impolitic is not in accordance with good policy; unwise, inexpedient; unadvisable.

unwary

English

Adjective

(er)
  • Lacking]] caution as a result of [[naïveté or inexperience
  • Unprepared; not watchful
  • Quotations

    * 1885 — *: Three little maids who, all unwary ,
    Come from a ladies' seminary

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    impolitic

    English

    Alternative forms

    * impolitick (obsolete)

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Not in accordance with good policy; unwise, inexpedient; unadvisable.
  • * 2009 , (Diarmaid MacCulloch), A History of Christianity , Penguin 2010, p. 210:
  • Even when it was impolitic to admire, let alone name, Evagrius, his descriptions of progress in the spiritual life could not be and were not ignored [...].

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