Origin of pertinent
SYNONYMS FOR pertinent
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There is integrity to design, consistence and pertinence, and there are aesthetic qualities.The Civilization of Illiteracy|Mihai Nadin
I shall attempt only a brief mention of those excerpts, to show their pertinence.Dio's Rome, Volume 1 (of 6)|Cassius Dio
The reader of his articles, political or social, cannot fail to be struck with the pertinence of his quotations and illustrations.Hugh Miller|William Keith Leask
But there was pertinence in the young woman's question; where was he going, indeed?Idolatry|Julian Hawthorne
The last part is a psychological blunder, has no pertinence to the question, and is not what Hamilton was groping for.