I shall attempt only a brief mention of those excerpts, to show their pertinence.
This remark has no pertinence or meaning in Rosaline's mouth.
The essence of light is in his eyes—the centre of force in his soul—the pertinence of action in his deeds.
Although he mentions a publisher's catalogue (which he has not seen), he seems doubtful about its pertinence to the task.
But there was pertinence in the young woman's question; where was he going, indeed?
Certainly not to Mr. Palgrave's meagre and trivial examples, three of which alone have any title to pertinence.
There is integrity to design, consistence and pertinence, and there are aesthetic qualities.
If any one tried, he would soon see the pertinence of the above remarks (b. 3).
The subsequent military and political history which led to Napoleon's downfall has no pertinence in the present discussion.
The latter qualify only spiritual persons, and have no pertinence elsewhere.
late 14c., from Anglo-French purtinaunt (late 13c.), Old French partenant (mid-13c.) and directly from Latin pertinentem (nominative pertinens) "pertaining," present participle of pertinere "to relate, concern" (see pertain). Related: Pertinently.