Impertinence

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Impertinence Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • inappropriate playfulness
  • the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties
  • an impudent statement

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • an impudent statement ,
  • the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties ,
  • inappropriate playfulness

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Impertinence Sample Sentences in News


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    MOVE over, Elizabeth Bennet, you finally have a contender. When Lizzy won our hearts with her good-natured impertinence and intelligence, she didn’t have much competition from any other female character. Read more on this news related to 'Impertinence'
  • Psychiatrists Who Have Changed Society
    When I started medical school at Yale way back in 1967, I had the youthful impertinence to ask my psychoanalytic professor how he could justify treating so few patients when there were masses of poor people who also needed help, but who could get little. Read more on this news related to 'Impertinence'
  • Don't get mad, get invested
    I have suffered the 21st-century equivalent of a Biblical plague this month - the 21st-century plague of greed and shamelessness. So infuriated did I become with the sheer impertinence of this onslaught of unsolicited telephone calls that I was compelled to do something I very rarely do - complain. Read more on this news related to 'Impertinence'

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