Examples of impudence in a Sentence
my mother would not tolerate impudence from any of us
their impudence irritated everyone at the wedding reception
Recent Examples of impudence from the Web
That kind of female impudence was too much for Gingrich to bear.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'impudence.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use of impudence
Synonymsbackchat, cheek, impertinence, back talk, insolence, mouth, sass, sauce
Antonymscivility, considerateness, consideration, courtesy, genteelness, gentility, graciousness, politeness, politesse, thoughtfulness
Related Wordscomeback, rejoinder, retort, riposte, wisecrack; cuteness, discourtesy, disrespect, guff, impoliteness, nonsense, rudeness, tactlessness; audaciousness, audacity, boldness, brazenness; coarseness, crassness, crudity, vulgarity; abruptness, bluffness, bluntness, brusqueness, crossness, curtness, gruffness, surliness
Near Antonymscivility, cordiality, courtesy, diplomacy, politeness, tactfulness; consideration, gallantry, gentility, graciousness, smoothness, suaveness, suavity; deference, respect; affability
IMPUDENCE Defined for Kids
Definition of impudence for Students
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up impudence? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).