impertinence


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an impudent statement

the trait of being rude and impertinent

inappropriate playfulness

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'But Umno also rejects the malicious effort to insult and deride the Institution of Malay Rulers and Umno is worried about this creeping culture of impertinence among a few individuals under the pretext of free speech.
But there's little doubt that Taylor's impertinence hindered his career, too.
What we have here is a case of palace impertinence. We see in these reactions outright impudence and utter contempt bred by what these people believe is immunity granted them by their close relations to the palace.
In response to "Sultan" Abdulmecid's petition for an increase in his allowance, Ataturk in the early 1920s wrote: "Your office, the Khalifate, is no more than an historic relic It is impertinence that you dare write to any of my secretaries!"
He then has the impertinence, when questioned about the Midlands being the least represented region on the BBC airwaves, to say "I think it comes and goes in all regions".
And Beijing hasn't taken sides in the Ukraine conflict, even bearing with Kyiv's occasional impertinence -- it recently banned the Communist Party in Ukraine.
"If you take the unwarranted liberty of gazing at some blue eyed damsel in clogs, whom you are inclined to consider a rustic beauty, you will receive a repulse for your impertinence by being asked what you are staring at ...
Accusing Aoun of subsuming all Christian interest under his own persona and that of his family, Rifi went on to say that thanks to the general's attitude, the roof threatens to cave in and kill us all; Contrary to all mores and conventions, Aoun's latest crime and impertinence is conducted under the guise of securing Christian rights, Rifi retorted.
Excuse the pun, but their level of impertinence frequently beggars belief.
Also on Wednesday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday warned that IS militants in Iraq and Syria were one of the greatest ever threats to the region even as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan slammed US "impertinence" on the Syrian conflict, exposing the extent of strains between Washington and Ankara days after his key meeting with US Vice-President Joe Biden.
But former German justice minister Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger called the deal an "impertinence", adding: "Justice must not be traded off in this manner."
They need to hammer out a long-term solution to this never-ending Israeli impertinence, which is adding insult to injury in the absence of any action by the world community.
According to Reybier, he was certain Gustave Eiffel would have forgiven him and his company for using the red bistro chairs as a sign of "impertinence" and that the gesture would have made the late Eiffel "smile."
Croatia had had the impertinence to take the game to the hosts - and score 'rst courtesy of an own goal by Marcelo.
To many information professionals, the sudden removal of important websites is just rude, smacking of impertinence.