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impudence

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of impudence

  1. 1 disrespectful or argumentative talk given in response to a command or request my mother would not tolerate impudence from any of us Synonyms of impudence backchat, cheek, impertinence, back talk, insolence, mouth, sass, sauceWords Related to impudence comeback, 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, surlinessNear Antonyms of impudence civility, cordiality, courtesy, diplomacy, politeness, tactfulness; consideration, gallantry, gentility, graciousness, smoothness, suaveness, suavity; deference, respect; affability

  2. 2 rude behavior their impudence irritated everyone at the wedding reception Synonyms of impudence dis (also diss) [slang], discourteousness, disrespect, disrespectfulness, impertinence, impertinency, impoliteness, discourtesy, incivility, inconsiderateness, inconsideration, insolence, rudeness, ungraciousnessWords Related to impudence audacity, boldness, brashness, brassiness, forwardness, sauciness, shamelessness; boorishness, caddishness, churlishness, clownishness, crudeness, loutishness, vulgarity; abruptness, bluntness, brusqueness, crustiness, curtness, gruffness, sharpness; crabbedness, crossness, disagreeableness, grumpiness, sullenness, surliness; improperness, impropriety, inappropriateness, incorrectness, indecency, unfitness, unsuitability; arrogance, conceit, conceitedness, presumption, pretense (or pretence), pretension, pretentiousnessNear Antonyms of impudence humility, meekness, modesty; deference, dutifulness, respectfulness, submissiveness; acceptability, appropriateness, correctness, decency, decorousness, fitness, goodness, propriety, respectability, respectableness, rightness, seemliness, suitability, suitableness; affability, cordiality, friendliness, geniality, hospitality, kindness; felicitousness, grace, gracefulnessAntonyms of impudence civility, considerateness, consideration, courtesy, genteelness, gentility, graciousness, politeness, politesse, thoughtfulness



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