impudicity

[im-pyoo-dis-i-tee]

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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impudicity

noun
  1. rare immodesty

Word Origin for impudicity

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