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impudicity Line breaks: im¦pu|di¦city
Pronunciation: /ˌɪmpjʊˈdɪsɪti/

Definition of impudicity in English:

noun

[mass noun] formal
Lack of modesty.

Origin

Early 16th century: from French impudicité, from Latin impudicitia, from impudicus 'shameless', from in- 'not' + pudere 'be ashamed'.

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