Antonyms of adj impudent

2 senses of impudent

Sense 1
impudent, insolent, snotty-nosed, flip -- (marked by casual disrespect; "a flip answer to serious question"; "the student was kept in for impudent behavior")

INDIRECT (VIA disrespectful) -> respectful -- (full of or exhibiting respect; "respectful behavior"; "a respectful glance")

Sense 2
fresh, impertinent, impudent, overbold, smart, saucy, sassy, wise -- (improperly forward or bold; "don't be fresh with me"; "impertinent of a child to lecture a grownup"; "an impudent boy given to insulting strangers"; "Don't get wise with me!")

INDIRECT (VIA forward) -> backward -- ((used of temperament or behavior) marked by a retiring nature; "a backward lover")

Similarity of adj impudent

2 senses of impudent

Sense 1
impudent, insolent, snotty-nosed, flip -- (marked by casual disrespect; "a flip answer to serious question"; "the student was kept in for impudent behavior")
       => disrespectful (vs. respectful) -- (exhibiting lack of respect; rude and discourteous; "remarks disrespectful of the law"; "disrespectful in the presence of his parents"; "disrespectful toward his teacher")

Sense 2
fresh, impertinent, impudent, overbold, smart, saucy, sassy, wise -- (improperly forward or bold; "don't be fresh with me"; "impertinent of a child to lecture a grownup"; "an impudent boy given to insulting strangers"; "Don't get wise with me!")
       => forward (vs. backward) -- (used of temperament or behavior; lacking restraint or modesty; "a forward child badly in need of discipline")

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