Synonyms and related words:
activity, aggressive self-confidence, airiness, animation, ardor, arrogance, audacity, bold front, boldness, bounce, brash bearing, brashness, brassiness, bravado, brazenness, breeziness, brio, briskness, bumptiousness, buoyancy, carefreeness, cheekiness, chestiness, chirpiness, cockiness, conceit, conceitedness, contempt, contemptuousness, daring, daringness, debonairness, defial, defiance, defying, derision, despite, disdain, disregard, elan, enthusiasm, glow, gusto, immodesty, impertinence, impetuosity, impetus, impudence, insolence, jauntiness, joie de vivre, levity, life, light heart, lightheartedness, lightness, lightsomeness, liveliness, lustiness, mettle, obtrusiveness, perkiness, resilience, robustness, sauciness, self-assertiveness, self-conceit, side, spirit, spiritedness, swelled head, swelled-headedness, vivacity, warmth, zest, zestfulness

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  • pertness — See pertly. * * * …   Universalium

  • pertness — noun The quality of being pert …   Wiktionary

  • pertness — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. insolence, arrogance, audacity; see rudeness . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. A lively, emphatic, eager quality or manner: animation, bounce, brio, dash, élan, esprit, life, liveliness, sparkle, spirit, verve, vigor, vim …   English dictionary for students

  • pertness — pert·ness || pÉœrtnɪs / pɜː n. boldness, sauciness, forwardness, insolence; liveliness, vigorousness …   English contemporary dictionary

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