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Webster's Dictionary 1828 - Online Edition

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Impudence

IM'PUDENCE, noun [Latin impudens; in and pudens, from pudeo, to be ashamed.] Shamelessness; want of modesty; effrontery; assurance accompanied with a disregard of the opinions of others.

Those clear truths, that either their own evidence forces us to admit, or common experience makes it impudence to deny.