noun. ['ˈmɑːdəsti'] formality and propriety of manner.
Words that Rhyme with Modesty
Example sentences of the word modesty
1. Noun, singular or mass
This is no time for modesty.
Quotes containing the word modesty
1. Modesty: the gentle art of enhancing your charm by pretending not to be aware of it.
- Oliver Herford
2. I wish I had invented blue jeans. They have expression, modesty, sex appeal, simplicity - all I hope for in my clothes.
- Yves Saint Laurent
3. I knew I was a winner back in the late sixties. I knew I was destined for great things. People will say that kind of thinking is totally immodest. I agree. Modesty is not a word that applies to me in any way - I hope it never will.
- Arnold Schwarzenegger
noun. ['ˈmɑːdəsti'] freedom from vanity or conceit.