impertinency

[im-pur-tn-uh n-see]
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noun, plural im·per·ti·nen·cies.


Nearby words

  1. impersonalize,
  2. impersonate,
  3. impersonation,
  4. impersonator,
  5. impertinence,
  6. impertinent,
  7. impertinently,
  8. imperturbable,
  9. imperturbation,
  10. impervious

Origin of impertinency

From the Medieval Latin word impertinentia, dating back to 1580–90. See impertinent, -ency

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Examples from the Web for impertinency

  • Here also are the Scottish Commissioners, who every day bring some new proposal to the King, full of impertinency.