• (GA) IPA: /ˈmɑdəst/


  1. Not bragging or boasting about oneself or one's achievements; unpretentious, humble.
  2. Small, moderate in size.
    He earns a modest amount of money.
    Her latest novel was a modest success.
  3. Pure and delicate from a sense of propriety.
    modest thoughts or language
  4. (especially of behaviour or clothing) Intending to avoid the encouraging of sexual attraction in others.
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