[ im-pur-tn-uhn-see ]
/ ɪmˈpɜr tn ən si /
noun, plural im·per·ti·nen·cies.
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Words nearby impertinency
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Example sentences from the Web for impertinency
Here also are the Scottish Commissioners, who every day bring some new proposal to the King, full of impertinency.Rupert Prince Palatine|Eva Scott