He makes you feel it would be an impertinence to like him.
Listen, you impertinent fool, this is incredible!
It was not jealousy; she did not care whether the face was a man’s or a woman’s; she resented the approval as an impertinence.
The impertinence of it amused Wynand, as Toohey had known it would.
These children had filthy clothes and smudged faces, agile little bodies, impertinent grins, and eyes bright with a roaring, imperious, demanding intelligence.
But he sat down on the edge of the crumpled bed and slumped forward, his glance like a sensitive scale weighing Roark’s features, impertinent in its open action of appraisal.
He wore them with the careless impertinence of utter ease in the unbecoming, and the very grotesqueness of his appearance became a declaration of his superiority, a superiority great enough to warrant disregard of so much ungainliness.
His nonchalance had an air of gracious informality and a touch of impertinence, as if the people around him did not deserve the preservation of rigid good manners.
But he knew that Gordon L. Prescott and Gus Webb represented so impertinent, so vicious a fraud that to suspend the evidence of his eyes was beyond his elastic capacity.
Years ago, thinking of Gail Wynand, she had wondered how such a man faced his life and his work; she expected boasting and a hidden sense of shame, or impertinence flaunting its own guilt.
"Well, if you’re going to be impertinent…" Mrs. Sanborn began, but Mr. Sanborn exploded: "Christ, Fanny!
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It was impertinent of the child to lecture a grownup.
He deemed all such inquiries on the part of a slave improper and impertinent, and evidence of a restless spirit.
Douglass, Frederick -- Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass An American Slave