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modesty

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2 the quality or state of being morally pure
  • in this day and age, that's very becoming modesty in a teenager

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The first known use of modesty was in 1531

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“Modesty.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/modesty. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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