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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Impertinent (0.01124 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Impertinent.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: impertinent tiada hubungan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: impertinent impertinent adj 1: characterized by a lightly pert and exuberant quality; “a certain irreverent gaiety and ease of manner” [syn: irreverent, pert, saucy] 2: not pertinent to the matter under consideration; “an issue extraneous to the debate”; “the price was immaterial”; “mentioned several impertinent facts before finally coming to the point” [syn: extraneous, immaterial, orthogonal] 3: improperly forward or bold; “don't be fresh with me”; “impertinent of a child to lecture a grownup”; “an impudent boy given to insulting strangers” [syn: fresh, impudent, overbold, smart, saucy, sassy]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Impertinent Impertinent \Im*per"ti*nent\, a. [F., fr. L. impertinens, -entis; pref. im- not + pertinens. See Pertinent.] 1. Not pertinent; not pertaining to the matter in hand; having no bearing on the subject; not to the point; irrelevant; inapplicable. [1913 Webster] Things that are impertinent to us. --Tillotson. [1913 Webster] How impertinent that grief was which served no end! --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] 2. Contrary to, or offending against, the rules of propriety or good breeding; guilty of, or prone to, rude, unbecoming, or uncivil words or actions; as, an impertient coxcomb; an impertient remark. [1913 Webster] 3. Trifing; inattentive; frivolous. Syn: Rude; officious; intrusive; saucy; unmannerly; meddlesome; disrespectful; impudent; insolent. Usage: Impertinent, Officious, Rude. A person is officious who obtrudes his offices or assistance where they are not needed; he is impertinent when he intermeddles in things with which he has no concern. The former shows a lack of tact, the latter a lack of breeding, or, more commonly, a spirit of sheer impudence. A person is rude when he violates the proprieties of social life either from ignorance or wantonness. “An impertinent man will ask questions for the mere gratification of curiosity; a rude man will burst into the room of another, or push against his person, inviolant of all decorum; one who is officious is quite as unfortunate as he is troublesome; when he strives to serve, he has the misfortune to annoy.” --Crabb. See Impudence, and Insolent. [1913 Webster] Impertinent \Im*per"ti*nent\, n. An impertinent person. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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