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rude or improperly bold — especially toward someone more respected
  • There is a great deal of impertinence in your saying it.
    Chapter 12 (99% in)
  • My daughter, whom you have never seen, is nothing to you; and I, possibly, am only an indiscreet and impertinent old man.
    Chapter 14 (33% in)
  • "Do you mean that for an impertinence?" he inquired; an inquiry of which, as he made it, he quite perceived the grossness.
    Chapter 18 (67% in)
  • An impertinence?
    Chapter 18 (68% in)

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