What does pertness mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. impertinence, perkiness, pertness, sauciness, archnessnoun

    inappropriate playfulness

  2. pertnessnoun

    quality of being lively and confident

    "there was a pertness about her that attracted him"


  1. pertnessnoun

    The quality of being pert; cheekiness, impudence.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Pertnessnoun

    Etymology: from pert.

    Dulness delighted ey’d the lively dunce,
    Remembering she herself was pertness once. Dunciad.

    There is in Shaftsbury’s works a lively pertness and a parade of literature; but it is hard that we should be bound to admire the reveries. Isaac Watts, Improvement of the Mind.


  1. pertness

    Pertness refers to the quality or state of being pert, which is characterized by boldness, sauciness, or displaying a lively and spirited character. It can also mean being cheeky, audacious, or irreverent.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pertnessnoun

    the quality or state of being pert

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  1. presents

  2. serpents

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pertness in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pertness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8


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