modest

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From Middle French modeste, from Latin modestus


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modest (3) Venus statue.

modest (comparative modester or more modest, superlative modestest or most modest)

  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. (especially of behaviour or clothing) Avoiding being sexually suggestive.

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Albanian[edit]

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modest m (feminine modeste)

  1. modest

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