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immodest

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adjective im·mod·est \(ˌ)i(m)-ˈmä-dəst\

Simple Definition of immodest

  • : having or showing a high or too high opinion of yourself or your worth

  • of clothing : showing a lot of your body in a way that is considered improper

Full Definition of immodest

  1. :  not modest; specifically :  not conforming to the sexual mores of a particular time or place

im·mod·est·ly adverb
im·mod·es·ty play \-də-stē\ noun

Examples of immodest

  1. Although it might sound immodest of me to say so, I am very proud of what we have accomplished.

  2. <an immodest proposal for altering the town's traditional character by an uppity newcomer at his first town meeting>



Origin of immodest

Latin immodestus, from in- + modestus modest


First Known Use: 1550


IMMODEST Defined for Kids

immodest

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adjective im·mod·est \i-ˈmä-dəst\

Definition of immodest

  1. 1 :  not proper in thought, conduct, or dress <immodest behavior>

  2. 2 :  being vain or showing vanity <He was immodest to call himself a hero.>





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