|English Dictionary: impertinence||by the DICT Development Group|
|2 results for impertinence|
|From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:|
|From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:|
Impertinence \Im*per"ti*nence\, n. [Cf. F. impertinence. See|
1. The condition or quality of being impertnent; 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
3. That which is impertinent; a thing out of place, or of no
There are many subtile impertinences learned in