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2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Impertinence \Im*per"ti*nence\, noun [Cf. F. impertinence. See {Impertinent}.]

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.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: an impudent statement [syn: {impudence}, {cheek}, {impertinence}]

2: the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties [syn: {crust}, {gall}, {impertinence}, {impudence}, {insolence}, {cheekiness}, {freshness}]

3: inappropriate playfulness [syn: {impertinence}, {perkiness}, {pertness}, {sauciness}, {archness}]

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