Impudently



[im-pyuh-duh nt] /ˈɪm pyə dənt/

adjective
1.
of, relating to, or characterized by impertinence or effrontery:
The student was kept late for impudent behavior.
2.
Obsolete. shameless or brazenly immodest.
/ˈɪmpjʊdənt/
adjective
1.
mischievous, impertinent, or disrespectful
2.
an obsolete word for immodest
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 of pudere “to cause shame” (see pudendum). Related: Impudently.

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