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impudicity

[im-pyoo-dis-i-tee]
noun
  1. immodesty.
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Origin of impudicity

1520–30; < Middle French impudicité < Latin impudīc(us) immodest (im- im-2 + pudīcus modest; see impudent) + Middle French -ité -ity
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Historical Examples of impudicity

  • Rufinus is a kind of second Straton in the firmness of his touch, the cynicism of his impudicity.

    Studies of the Greek Poets (Vol II of 2)

    John Addington Symonds


British Dictionary definitions for impudicity

impudicity

noun
  1. rare immodesty
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Word Origin for impudicity

C16: from Old French impudicite, from Latin impudīcus shameless, from in- 1 + pudīcus modest, virtuous
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