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Modest

Definition

[adj] free from ostentation or pretension; "the restrained elegance of the room"
[adj] limited in size or scope; "a small business"; "a newspaper with a modest circulation"; "small-scale plans"; "a pocket-size country"
[adj] not large but sufficient in size or amount; "a modest salary"; "modest inflation"; "helped in my own small way"
[adj] not offensive to sexual mores in conduct or appearance
[adj] marked by simplicity; having a humble opinion of yourself; "a modest apartment"; "too modest to wear his medals"
[adj] free from pomp or affectation; "comfortable but modest cottages"; "a simple rectangular brick building"; "a simple man with simple tastes"
[adj] humble in spirit or manner; suggesting retiring mildness or even cowed submissiveness; "meek and self-effacing"
[adj] low or inferior in station or quality; "a humble cottage"; "a lowly parish priest"; "a modest man of the people"; "small beginnings"


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Antonyms

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