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Immodest
Immodest Im*mod"est, a. [F. immodeste, L. immodestus immoderate; pref. im- not + modestus modest. See Modest.] 1. Not limited to due bounds; immoderate. 2. Not modest; wanting in the reserve or restraint which decorum and decency require; indecent; indelicate; obscene; lewd; as, immodest persons, behavior, words, pictures, etc. Immodest deeds you hinder to be wrought, But we proscribe the least immodest thought. --Dryden. Syn: Indecorous; indelicate; shameless; shameful; impudent; indecent; impure; unchaste; lewd; obscene.
Immodestly
Immodestly Im*mod"est*ly, adv. In an immodest manner.
Immodesty
Immodesty Im*mod"es*ty, n. [L. immodestia: cf. F. immodestie.] Want of modesty, delicacy, or decent reserve; indecency. ``A piece of immodesty.' --Pope.
Modestly
Modestly Mod"est*ly, adv. In a modest manner.
Overmodest
Overmodest O"ver*mod"est, a. Modest to excess; bashful. -- O"ver*mod"est*ly, adv.
Overmodestly
Overmodest O"ver*mod"est, a. Modest to excess; bashful. -- O"ver*mod"est*ly, adv.

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- Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky (Russian: Модест Петрович Мусоргский, romanized: Modest Petrovich Musorgsky, IPA: [mɐˈdɛst pʲɪˈtrovʲɪtɕ ˈmusərkskʲɪj] ; 21...
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