What are the antonyms for PERTNESS?

Synonyms for PERTNESS

Usage Examples for PERTNESS

  1. The pertness, the liveliness, the humor, the love of mischief, the fiendish ingenuity and perversity of which pigs are capable, can be fully known to the careworn pig- minder alone. - "Jan of the Windmill" by Juliana Horatia Ewing
  2. One of the greatest charms of young girlhood is modesty; one of the greatest blemishes in the character of any young person, especially of any young girl or woman, is forwardness, boldness, pertness. - "Letters to a Daughter and A Little Sermon to School Girls" by Helen Ekin Starrett