impertinency

impertinency

[im-pur-tn-uhn-see]
noun, plural impertinencies.

Origin:
1580–90; < Medieval Latin impertinentia. See impertinent, -ency

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impertinence or impertinency (ɪmˈpɜːtɪnəns)
 
n
1.  disrespectful behaviour or language; rudeness; insolence
2.  an impertinent act, gesture, etc
3.  rare lack of pertinence; irrelevance; inappropriateness
 
impertinency or impertinency
 
n

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