Definition of impertinence in English:

impertinence

Syllabification: im·per·ti·nence
Pronunciation: /imˈpərtnəns
 
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noun

Lack of respect; rudeness: they gasped at the impertinence of the suggestion
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  • And politicians have the impertinence, not to mention the brass neck, to continue to wonder why the public is disillusioned with them.
  • I have been in politics a while - not long enough, obviously - but I have been in politics a while and I have seen some examples of impertinence, cheek, and gall, but that last speech beats them all.
  • Nevertheless, unlike other years, several of the participants seem to have minds and personalities of their own, an impertinence that hasn't gone down well with the judging panel.
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