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effrontery

noun [U] uk   /ɪˈfrʌn.tər.i/  us   /-t̬ɚ-/ formal
extreme rudeness without any ability to understand that your behaviour is not acceptable to other people: He was silent all through the meal and then had the effrontery to complain that I looked bored!
Translations of “effrontery”
in Vietnamese tính vô liêm sỉ…
in Spanish descaro…
in Thai ความไร้ยางอาย…
in Malaysian sikap kurang ajar…
in French effronterie…
in German die Frechheit…
in Chinese (Traditional) 厚顔無恥, 放肆…
in Indonesian kelancangan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 厚颜无耻, 放肆…
(Definition of effrontery from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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