modest


modest

adjective

Definition of MODEST

1
being about midway between extremes of amount or size <he was awarded a modest pension when he retired>
3
not comfortable around people <a modest winner who said a quick thank-you and promptly left the stage>
Antonyms extroverted (also extraverted), immodest, outgoing
4
not having or showing any feelings of superiority, self-assertiveness, or showiness <appealingly modest about her success in the fashion industry>

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