A phrase people use as a disclaimer to make an excuse to say or do something rude or mean to you to prevent you from having a poor self-image or so there won't be repercussions and make you feel they still like you even though they probably don't.
don't take it personally
by waspcoloredstain June 29, 2013
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1) Polite way of stating an opinion
2) Polite rejection
1) "Don't take it personally, but you are too talkative."
2) "Don't take it personally, but I'm not interested in a relationship right now."
by DNLTM February 05, 2007
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Something that Urban Dictionary moderators email you when they reject your definition.
"A few volunteer editors read your definition and decided to not publish it. Don't take it personally!"
T_T 🎻
by P.L.U.R. kind friend August 23, 2017
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The email check of shame. When you realize that all hopes and dreams of publishing that one definition on Urban Dictionary that made you die of laughter to yourself while stuck in quarantine are gone, gone, gone.
Phone: *makes email notification sound*
Me: *drops everything and opens email faster than the speed of light*
Email: A few volunteer editors read your definition and decided to not publish it. Don't take it personally!
Me: Well that's just great.
by Pialinist June 21, 2020
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