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1. modesty

noun. ['ˈmɑːdəsti'] formality and propriety of manner.

Synonyms

  • correctitude
  • demureness
  • propriety
  • properness

Antonyms

  • impropriety
  • disreputability
  • unrespectability
  • expensiveness

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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

2. modesty

noun. ['ˈmɑːdəsti'] freedom from vanity or conceit.

Synonyms

  • decency
  • prudery
  • modestness
  • modest
  • immodest
  • primness
  • Grundyism

Antonyms

  • immodesty
  • immodest
  • modest
  • indecent
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