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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 may refer to: A number of saints, see under Saint Modest (disambiguation) Michael Modest (born 1971), semi-retired American professional wrestler...
- A Modest Proposal For preventing the Children of Poor People From being a Burthen to Their Parents or Country, and For making them Beneficial to the Publick...
- Modest Mouse is an American rock band formed in 1992 in Issaquah, Washington and currently based in Portland, Oregon. The founding members are lead singer/guitarist...
- Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky (Russian: Моде́ст Петро́вич Му́соргский, tr. Modést Petróvich Músorgskiy, IPA: [mɐˈdɛst pʲɪˈtrovʲɪtɕ ˈmusərkskʲɪj]; 21 March [O...
- Modest Heroes (****anese: ちいさな英雄-カニとタマゴと透明人間-, Hepburn: Chīsana Eiyū: Kani to Tamago to Tōmei Ningen) is a three-part ****anese animated anthology film produced...
- The term modest fashion or modest dressing refers to a fashion trend in women of wearing less skin-revealing clothes, especially in a way that satisfies...
- his stage name, Michael Modest (sometimes shortened to Mike Modest). A Bay Area legend on the independent circuit scene, Modest ran the promotion Pro Wrestling...
- others, a fairly revealing but one-piece bathing costume is considered modest when other women wear bikinis. In some countries, exposure of the body in...
- The discography of Modest Mouse, an American indie rock band, consists of six studio albums, six extended plays, two compilation albums, four low fidelity...
- before the announced publishing of her new book What Do We Need Men For?: A Modest Proposal, Carroll wrote in New York magazine that Donald Trump ****ually...
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