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impudent

im·pu·dent

impudent

 
 
pronunciation:
Im py dnt
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part of speech: adjective
definition: not showing respect; bold and rude.
The impudent child poked his mother's nose and told her she was stupid.
synonyms:
fresh, impertinent, insolent
similar words:
bold, discourteous, forward, impolite, rude, smart
derivations: impudently (adv.), impudentness (n.)
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The word impudent contains the following part:
im-2 Latin prefix that means not, without
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The prefix im-2 occurs in Latin loanwords. It is an assimilated form of in-2 used before roots beginning with the letter "m," "p," and "b." See in-2.