impudence

noun im·pu·dence \ ˈim-pyə-dən(t)s \
Updated on: 22 Nov 2017

Definition of impudence

: the quality or state of being impudent

Examples of impudence in a Sentence

  1. my mother would not tolerate impudence from any of us

  2. their impudence irritated everyone at the wedding reception

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First Known Use of impudence

14th century


IMPUDENCE Defined for Kids

impudence

noun im·pu·dence \ ˈim-pyə-dəns \

Definition of impudence for Students

: behavior or speech that is bold and disrespectful


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