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1. impertinence

noun. inappropriate playfulness.

Synonyms

  • perkiness
  • fun
  • playfulness
  • sauciness
  • archness

Antonyms

  • graciousness
  • politeness
  • stale
  • staleness

Etymology

  • impertinence (French)

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2. impertinence

noun. the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties.

Synonyms

  • cheekiness
  • rudeness
  • impudence
  • discourtesy
  • freshness
  • gall
  • chutzpah
  • chutzpa
  • hutzpah
  • insolence

Antonyms

  • oldness
  • ill health
  • unoriginality
  • soothe

Etymology

  • impertinence (French)

3. impertinence

noun. an impudent statement.

Synonyms

  • discourtesy
  • disrespect
  • cheek

Antonyms

  • seriousness
  • unplayful
  • playful
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • impertinence (French)

Example sentences of the word impertinence


1. Noun, singular or mass
Bear went after Chipmunk and clawed Chipmunk for the impertinence, leaving the stripes.

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