overmodest

adjective
over·mod·est | \ ˌō-vər-ˈmä-dəst \

Definition of overmodest 

: excessively modest an overmodest young man is overmodest about her accomplishments Alexander Graham Bell was overmodest when he predicted: "One day there would be a telephone in every American city."The Guardian

Other words from overmodest

overmodestly adverb
… the outhouse was … overmodestly masked with vines and lattice … —Sinclair Lewis
overmodesty \ˌō-vər-ˈmä-də-stē \ noun
If "Africa" has a flaw, it is that Mr. Ungar errs on the side of overmodesty. —Xan Smiley

First Known Use of overmodest

1648, in the meaning defined above

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