Impertinence



[im-pur-tn-uh ns] /ɪmˈpɜr tn əns/

noun
1.
unmannerly intrusion or presumption; insolence.
2.
quality or action.
3.
something , as an act or statement.
4.
an person.
5.
irrelevance, inappropriateness, or absurdity.
/ɪmˈpɜːtɪnəns/
noun
1.
disrespectful behaviour or language; rudeness; insolence
2.
an impertinent act, gesture, etc
3.
(rare) lack of pertinence; irrelevance; inappropriateness
n.

c.1600, from French impertinence, from Medieval Latin impertinentia, from Late Latin impertinentem “not belonging” (see impertinent). Impertinency is from 1580s.

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