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used in The Brothers Karamazov

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improperly bold or disrespectful — especially toward someone who is older or considered to be of higher status
  • Finally some sagacious persons opined that the article was nothing but an impudent satirical burlesque.
    Book 1 — The History Of A Family (37% in)
  • And he had answered them, with his shameless impudence, "I'll tell you.
    Book 2 — An Unfortunate Gathering (91% in)
  • Standing in the doorway, he scanned the company, and laughing his prolonged, impudent, malicious chuckle, looked them all boldly in the face.
    Book 2 — An Unfortunate Gathering (92% in)
  • I understand the queen of impudence.
    Book 3 — The Sensualists (92% in)
  • There was extraordinary impudence in his expression, and yet, strange to say, at the same time there was fear.
    Book 4 — Lacerations (72% in)
  • The Pole's puffy, middle-aged face, with its tiny nose and two very thin, pointed, dyed and impudent-looking mustaches, had not so far roused the faintest doubts in Mitya.
    Book 8 — Mitya (70% in)
  • "You see, gentlemen, I couldn't bear the look of him, there was something in him ignoble, impudent, trampling on everything sacred, something sneering and irreverent, loathsome, loathsome.
    Book 9 — The Preliminary Investigation (27% in)
  • You set upon me, you impudent young monkey.
    Book 10 — The Boys (30% in)
  • He stared impudently at Ivan.
    Book 11 — Ivan (55% in)
  • He was impudent, Alyosha," Ivan said, with a shudder of offense.
    Book 11 — Ivan (98% in)

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