noun im·pu·dence \ˈim-pyə-dən(t)s\

Definition of IMPUDENCE

:  the quality or state of being impudent

Examples of IMPUDENCE

  1. <my mother would not tolerate impudence from any of us>
  2. <their impudence irritated everyone at the wedding reception>

First Known Use of IMPUDENCE

14th century


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