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- Not bragging or boasting about oneself or one's achievements, unpretentious, humble.
- Small, moderate in size.
- He earns a modest amount of money.
- Her latest novel was a modest success.
- (especially of behaviour or clothing) Avoiding being sexually suggestive.
Derived terms 
not bragging or boasting about oneself or one's achievements
Avoiding being sexually suggestive.
- IPA: /mɔdɛst/
modest m (feminine modeste)