impertinence : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n an impudent statement
- n the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties
- n inappropriate playfulness
- With gleeful impertinence, the music by Gait MacDermot and the lyrics of Gerome Ragni and James Rado manage to release the pent-up yelps of the sons and daughters of the affluent .
- They appeared paralyzed by what they considered his coarse impertinence; in American terms, these might have been debates between George Bush the Elder and Newt Gingrich, a .
- Unnamed Berlin officials were quoted in the German press calling it an "outrage" and even, in one case, an "impertinence.
News & Articles
- Buy-and-Hold is Dead .... Long Live Buy-and-Hold
In recent years, buy-and-hold has suffered its share of slings and arrows by those with novel theories. As an income investor, I bristle at the impertinence.
June 24, 2013 - Wyatt Investment Research via Yahoo! Finance
- Adam Smith in Human Events (blog)
In his "The Wealth of Nations," Adam Smith wrote: "It is the highest impertinence and presumption, therefore, in kings and ministers, to pretend to watch over the economy of private people, and to restrain their expense. . . . (Kings and ministers)...
- Muqtada al-Sadr in USA Today
America has taken upon itself to appoint a prime minister and a president of the nation under the cover of the United Nations,al-Sadr said in his message. "It has done that with impertinence and domination. The government must be elected...
- Billy McMahon in Melbourne Herald Sun
What an impertinence - and it is not likely to be forgotten by the American administration,McMahon said.