Definition of Pertnesses

1. Noun. (plural of pertness) ¹



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Definition of Pertnesses

1. pertness [n] - See also: pertness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pertnesses

pertinaciousness
pertinacities
pertinacity
pertinant
pertinate
pertinately
pertineer
pertinence
pertinences
pertinencies
pertinency
pertinent
pertinently
pertly
pertness
pertnesses
pertook
pertransient
pertrochanteric fracture
perts
pertsevite
pertuisan
pertuisans
perturb
perturbability
perturbable
perturbance
perturbances
perturbate
perturbated

Literary usage of Pertnesses

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1. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1893)
"After this the class was dismissed on leave, and allowed to pursue their own irresponsible pertnesses and flirtations. But, though followed by gentlemen ..."

2. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray, Sir Leslie Stephen (1899)
"Dinwiddie, who did not love her, having indeed undergone a hundred pertnesses from the imperious little lady, now gave a disrespectful and ridiculous ..."

3. Letters to His Son: On the Fine Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a by Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield, Oliver Herbrand Gordon Leigh (1901)
"... the good-breeding and circumspection which are necessary, and only to be learned there, correct those pertnesses. I do not doubt but that you are ..."

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