Impertinence Definition

ĭm-pûrtn-əns
noun
The quality or fact of being impertinent.
Webster's New World
An impertinent act, remark, etc.
Webster's New World
The definition of impertinence is disrespect, rudeness or intrusion.
When you interrupt your boss when he is talking to you, this is an example of impertinence.
YourDictionary

(uncountable) Lack of pertinence; irrelevance.

Wiktionary

(uncountable) The fact or character of being out of place; inappropriateness.

Wiktionary
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Other Word Forms of Impertinence

Noun

Singular:
impertinence
Plural:
impertinences

Origin of Impertinence

  • French impertinence

    From Wiktionary

  • Fr

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

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