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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • adj. Having or showing a moderate estimation of one's own talents, abilities, and value.
  • adj. Having or proceeding from a disinclination to call attention to oneself; retiring or diffident. See Synonyms at shy1.
  • adj. Observing conventional proprieties in speech, behavior, or dress.
  • adj. Free from showiness or ostentation; unpretentious. See Synonyms at plain.
  • adj. Moderate or limited in size, quantity, or range; not extreme: a modest price; a newspaper with a modest circulation.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • adj. Not bragging or boasting about oneself or one's achievements, unpretentious, humble.
  • adj. Small, moderate in size.
  • adj. Avoiding being sexually suggestive.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • adj. Restraining within due limits of propriety; not forward, bold, boastful, or presumptious; rather retiring than pushing one's self forward; not obstructive
  • adj. Observing the proprieties of the sex; not unwomanly in act or bearing; free from undue familiarity, indecency, or lewdness; decent in speech and demeanor; -- said of a woman.
  • adj. Evincing modestly in the actor, author, or speaker; not showing presumption; not excessive or extreme; moderate
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Retiring in disposition or demeanor; restrained by a sense of propriety, humility, or diffidence; not ostentatious, bold, or forward; unobtrusive.
  • Acting with decorum or delicacy; restrained by chaste or scrupulous feelings; pure in thought and conduct.
  • Manifesting or seeming to manifest humility, propriety, or decorum; not gaudy, showy, or meretricious.
  • Moderate; not excessive or extreme; not extravagant: as, a modest computation; a modest fortune.
  • Unpretentious.
  • Synonyms Unassuming, unpretending, coy, shy. See bashfulness.
  • Decent, chaste, virtuous.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • adj. marked by simplicity; having a humble opinion of yourself
  • adj. free from pomp or affectation
  • adj. limited in size or scope
  • adj. not large but sufficient in size or amount
  • adj. low or inferior in station or quality
  • adj. not offensive to sexual mores in conduct or appearance
  • adj. humble in spirit or manner; suggesting retiring mildness or even cowed submissiveness
  • Equivalent
    unassuming    retiring    unpretentious    limited    moderate    inferior    decent    demure    overmodest    shamefaced   
    showy    lewd    indecent    assuming    boastful    bold    licentious    conceited    opinionate    gaudy   
    Words with the same meaning
    becoming    decent    chaste    virtuous    diffident    unobtrusive    shy    bashful    reserved    coy   
    Words with the same terminal sound
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    Words that are found in similar contexts
    humble    simple    reasonable    handsome    respectable    polite