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impertinence 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage Collins Definition
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impertinences, plural;
  1. Lack of respect; rudeness
    • - they gasped at the impertinence of the suggestion

  1. impudence: an impudent statement
  2. crust: the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties
  3. inappropriate playfulness
  4. (impertinent) characterized by a lightly pert and exuberant quality; "a certain irreverent gaiety and ease of manner"
  5. (impertinent) extraneous: not pertinent to the matter under consideration; "an issue extraneous to the debate"; "the price was immaterial"; "mentioned several impertinent facts before finally coming to the point"
  6. (impertinent) fresh: improperly forward or bold; "don't be fresh with me"; "impertinent of a child to lecture a grownup"; "an impudent boy given to insulting strangers"; "Don't get wise with me!"
  7. Lack of pertinence; irrelevance; An instance of this; a moment of being impertinent; The fact or character of being out of place; inappropriateness; insolence
  8. (impertinent) insolent, ill-mannered; irrelevant (opposite of pertinent)
  9. Irrelevancy; the flaw of bearing no reasonable relationship to the issues or proceeding at hand.
  10. lack of proper respect or manners.