Etymology
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impudent (adj.)

late 14c., from Latin impudentem (nominative impudens) "without shame, shameless," from assimilated form of in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + pudens "ashamed, modest," present-participle adjective from pudere "to cause shame" (see pudendum). Related: Impudently.

updated on October 29, 2015

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Definitions of impudent from WordNet

impudent (adj.)
marked by casual disrespect;
the student was kept in for impudent behavior
Synonyms: insolent / snotty-nosed / flip
impudent (adj.)
improperly forward or bold;
an impudent boy given to insulting strangers
Synonyms: fresh / impertinent / overbold / smart / saucy / sassy / wise
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