Impertinence vs Impudent - What's the difference?

impertinence | impudent |


As a noun impertinence

is (uncountable) lack of pertinence; irrelevance.

As an adjective impudent is

not showing due respect; impertinent; bold-faced.

impertinence

English

Noun

  • (uncountable) Lack of pertinence; irrelevance.
  • (countable) An instance of this; a moment of being impertinent.
  • (uncountable) The fact or character of being out of place; inappropriateness.
  • insolence.
  • impudent

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Not showing due respect; impertinent; bold-faced
  • The impudent children would not stop talking in class.

    Synonyms

    * bold * brazen-faced * impertinent * See also