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impertinence

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1 disrespectful or argumentative talk given in response to a command or request
  • a disciplinarian of the old school, he refused to tolerate any impertinence from his children

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3 the quality or state of not having anything to do with the matter at hand
  • the impertinence of that issue renders any discussion of it a waste of our time

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The first known use of impertinence was in 1582

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“Impertinence.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/impertinence. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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