Definition of Modest in English :
Define Modest in English
Modest meaning in English
Meaning of Modest in English
Pronunciation of Modest in English
Modest pronunciation in English
Pronounce Modest in Englishsee synonyms of modest
marked by simplicity; having a humble opinion of yourself
Example Sentences:'a modest apartment''too modest to wear his medals'
2. modest, small
not large but sufficient in size or amount
Example Sentences:'a modest salary''modest inflation''helped in my own small way'
free from pomp or affectation
Example Sentences:'comfortable but modest cottages''a simple rectangular brick building''a simple man with simple tastes'
not offensive to sexual mores in conduct or appearance
low or inferior in station or quality
Example Sentences:'a humble cottage''a lowly parish priest''a modest man of the people''small beginnings'
humble in spirit or manner; suggesting retiring mildness or even cowed submissiveness
Example Sentences:'meek and self-effacing'
limited in size or scope
Example Sentences:'a small business''a newspaper with a modest circulation''small-scale plans''a pocket-size country'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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