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impertinent (adjective):

1a: given to or characterized by insolent rudeness
b: not restrained within due or proper bounds especially of propriety or good taste
2: not pertinent : irrelevant

Source : Merriam -Webster

Etymology : English speakers adopted both impertinent and pertinent from Anglo-French in the 14th century. Both words derive from the present participle of the Latin verb pertinere, meaning “to pertain.” Initially, impertinent was used for things that are simply not relevant. Over time, it came to be used of things that are not only irrelevant but rudely or inappropriately so, and later for people who are just straight-out rude.

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