Impertinent synonyms and antonyms

ĭm-pûr'tn-ənt

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Frivolous and disrespectful; saucy; impertinent
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Having or showing good manners; esp., courteous, considerate, tactful, etc.
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The definition of inappropriate is someone or something that is not within the bounds of what is considered appropriate or socially acceptable.
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Unpleasantly forceful or harsh:
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Full of or characterized by respect; showing deference or dutiful regard
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Having manners of a specific kind:
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Mild, gentle, forgiving
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Not relevant; not pertinent; not to the point; not relating to the subject
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Not polite; discourteous.
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1822, T. Creevey, Reminiscences, 28 Jul:
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Rude and disrespectful
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(Now Rare) Arrogantly contemptuous; overbearing
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(Now archaic) Impudent, cheeky, saucy. [from 15th c.]
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Rude; impudent
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Not showing due respect; impertinent; bold-faced
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Fearlessly, often recklessly daring; bold.
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Impertinently bold; impudent and saucy.
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Not applicable:
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The definition of arrogant is someone who is full of self-worth or self-importance and who tells and shows that they have a feeling of superiority over others.
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Impolite; lacking consideration for others
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The definition of fresh is something recently harvested, recently produced or newly made.
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Stylish; chic:
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Often encountered or seen:
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(Archaic) Full of muscular force; sinewy.
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High-spirited, lively, or cheerful:
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Having or showing excessive and arrogant self-confidence; presumptuous.
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Going beyond what is right or proper because of an excess of self-confidence or arrogance.
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Aggressively ambitious; overly assertive, bold or determined.
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Energetic or quick in movement:
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(Informal) Impudent; impudently bold.
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Marked by casual disrespect; impertinent:
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Having the quality of a smart-aleck; rude, disrespectful
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Made up of short snippets
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Made up of small scraps or snips; fragmentary
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(Colloquial) Proud; arrogant; assuming; putting on airs of superiority.
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Haughty or presumptuous, especially for one's rank or social standing:
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Prompted by wisdom; judicious; sound
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Not truly or properly belonging; not essential
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That does not matter; not pertinent; unimportant
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Of two functions, linearly independent; having a zero inner product.
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Lacking or exhibiting a lack of reverence; disrespectful.
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Without impurities.
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Presumptuous; arrogant.
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Held as true or valid without evidence.
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Bright and vivid; rich
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The definition of brash is someone or something with an abrasive, tacky, self-serving or rude manner.
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The definition of brazen is shameless, or overly bold or loud, or made of brass.
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(Archaic, literary) Rudely contemptuous; showing contumely; insolent or disdainful.
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Of, relating to, or done in preparation for the future:
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Synonym Study

  • Saucy implies a flippancy and provocative levity toward one to whom respect should be shown
  • Insolent implies defiant disrespect as displayed in openly insulting and contemptuous speech or behavior
  • Impudent implies a shameless or brazen impertinence
  • Impertinent implies a forwardness of speech or action that is disrespectful and oversteps the bounds of propriety or courtesy
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