Simple Definition of modesty
: the quality of not being too proud or confident about yourself or your abilities
: the quality of behaving and especially dressing in ways that do not attract sexual attention
Full Definition of modesty
1 : freedom from conceit or vanity
2 : propriety in dress, speech, or conduct
Examples of modesty in a sentence
She accepted the award with modesty.
He is known for his modesty, an uncommon characteristic for a politician.
There was no false modesty in her victory speech.
the modesty of her clothing
First Known Use of modesty
MODESTY Defined for Kids
Definition of modesty for Students
: the quality of being decent or not boastful
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