Immodesty; shamelessness.

[Late Latin impudīcitās, from Latin impudīcus, immodest : in-, not; see in-1 + pudīcus, modest (from pudēre, to be ashamed).]
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rare immodesty
[C16: from Old French impudicite, from Latin impudīcus shameless, from in-1 + pudīcus modest, virtuous]
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(ˌɪm pyʊˈdɪs ɪ ti)

indecency; shamelessness; immodesty.
[1520–30; < Middle French impudicité < Latin impudīc(us) immodest]
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lack of shame or modesty.
See also: Attitudes, Behavior
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