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IMPUDENCE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does impudence mean? 

IMPUDENCE (noun)
  The noun IMPUDENCE has 2 senses:

1. an impudent statement
2. the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties

  Familiarity information: IMPUDENCE used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


IMPUDENCE (noun)


Sense 1impudence [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An impudent statement

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

impertinence; impudence; cheek

Hypernyms ("impudence" is a kind of...):

discourtesy; disrespect (an expression of lack of respect)


Sense 2impudence [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

cheekiness; insolence; impudence; impertinence; crust; freshness; gall

Hypernyms ("impudence" is a kind of...):

discourtesy; rudeness (a manner that is rude and insulting)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "impudence"):

chutzpa; chutzpah; hutzpah ((Yiddish) unbelievable gall; insolence; audacity)


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