Impertinence

Definition of Impertinence

Im`per´ti`nence
n.1.The condition or quality of being impertinent; absence of pertinence, or of adaptedness; irrelevance; unfitness.
2.Conduct or language unbecoming the person, the society, or the circumstances; rudeness; incivility.
We should avoid the vexation and impertinence of pedants who affect to talk in a language not to be understood.
- Swift.
3.That which is impertinent; a thing out of place, or of no value.
There are many subtile impertinences learned in schools.
- Watts.

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