immodest

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

Definition of immodest

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

immodestly

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immodesty

play \(ˌ)i(m)-ˈmä-də-stē\ noun

Examples of immodest in a Sentence

  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 and Etymology of immodest

Latin immodestus, from in- + modestus modest


First Known Use: 1550


IMMODEST Defined for English Language Learners

immodest

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

Definition of immodest for English Language Learners

  • : 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


IMMODEST Defined for Kids

immodest

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adjective im·mod·est \i-ˈmä-dəst\

Definition of immodest for Students

  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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