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im·pu·dence(ĭm′pyə-dəns) also im·pu·den·cy (-dən-sē)
1. The quality of being offensively bold.
2. Offensively bold behavior.
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The state or quality of being impudent or arrogantly self-confident:
assumption, audaciousness, audacity, boldness, brashness, brazenness, cheek, cheekiness, chutzpah, discourtesy, disrespect, effrontery, face, familiarity, forwardness, gall, impertinence, impudence, incivility, insolence, nerve, nerviness, overconfidence, pertness, presumptuousness, pushiness, rudeness, sassiness, sauciness.