impudently


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im·pu·dent

 (ĭm′pyə-dənt)
adj.
1. Offensively bold or disrespectful; insolent or impertinent. See Synonyms at shameless.
2. Obsolete Immodest.

[Middle English, from Latin impudēns, impudent- : in-, not; see in-1 + pudēns, present participle of pudēre, to be ashamed.]

im′pu·dent·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.impudently - in an impudent or impertinent manner; "a lean, swarthy fellow was peering through the window, grinning impudently"
Translations
بِوقاحَه، بِصَفاقَه
nestoudně
fræktuforskammet
á ósvífinn hátt
bezočivo
arsızlıklayüzsüzlükle

impudently

[ˈɪmpjʊdəntlɪ] ADVdescaradamente, insolentemente

impudently

[ˈɪmpjʊdntlɪ] advimpertinentemente, impudentemente

impudent

(ˈimpjudənt) adjective
rude; disrespectful. an impudent child/suggestion.
ˈimpudently adverb
ˈimpudence noun
References in classic literature ?
Even down to my birth-century that poison was still in the blood of Christendom, and the best of English com- moners was still content to see his inferiors impudently continuing to hold a number of positions, such as lord- ships and the throne, to which the grotesque laws of his country did not allow him to aspire; in fact, he was not merely contented with this strange condition of things, he was even able to persuade himself that he was proud of it.
They would impudently ask us if we would not like to have them for our masters.
Though aware, before she began it, that it must bring a confession of his inconstancy, and confirm their separation for ever, she was not aware that such language could be suffered to announce it; nor could she have supposed Willoughby capable of departing so far from the appearance of every honourable and delicate feeling--so far from the common decorum of a gentleman, as to send a letter so impudently cruel: a letter which, instead of bringing with his desire of a release any professions of regret, acknowledged no breach of faith, denied all peculiar affection whatever-- a letter of which every line was an insult, and which proclaimed its writer to be deep in hardened villainy.
In plain terms, he was an incorrigible scoundrel; and he had now added one more to the list of his many misdemeanors by impudently breaking the conditions on which Mrs.
I have perused several books of travels with great delight in my younger days; but having since gone over most parts of the globe, and been able to contradict many fabulous accounts from my own observation, it has given me a great disgust against this part of reading, and some indignation to see the credulity of mankind so impudently abused.
Eric, I say, noticed the beggar-man grinning at him rather impudently, and turned toward him sharply.
Yes," said the man, thrusting his hands into his pockets, and looking impudently at the youth; "I have taken the whim into my head; do you understand, Master Benedetto?
I regret infinitely to tell you, my lord, that you are mistaken," replied the Gascon, impudently, firm to the promise he had just made to Anne of Austria.
Blanche's excited, impudently abusive tongue and the General's plaintive wail as, apparently, he sought to justify himself in something.
At dawn one Wax-moth came by, fluttering impudently.
Enter a French maid, impudently, as an indispensable one who is kept on only by large wages.
The hussies were got up to resemble the music-hall artiste or the dancer who enjoyed notoriety at the moment; their eyes were heavy with black and their cheeks impudently scarlet.