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im•per•ti•nent



Pronunciation: (im-pûr'tn-unt), [key]
adj.
1. intrusive or presumptuous, as persons or their actions; insolently rude; uncivil: a brash, impertinent youth.
2. not pertinent or relevant; irrelevant: an impertinent detail.
3. Archaic.inappropriate, incongruous, or absurd.
4. Obs.(of persons) trivial, silly, or absurd.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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