Impudent

Im"pu*dent

(m"p*dnt), a. [L. impudens, -entis; pref. im- not + pudens ashamed, modest, p. pr. of pudere to feel shame: cf. F. impudent.] 1. Behaving boldly, with contempt or disregard for propriety in behavior toward others; unblushingly forward; impertinent; saucy.
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More than impudent sauciness.
Shak.
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When we behold an angel, not to fear
Is to be impudent.
Dryden.
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2. Lacking modesty; shameless. [Obs.]
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Syn. -- Shameless; audacious; brazen; bold-faced; pert; immodest; rude; saucy; impertinent; insolent.
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