Adjective Definition


1.Definition: free from pomp or affectation

"Comfortable but modest cottages"

2.Definition: humble in spirit or manner; suggesting retiring mildness or even cowed submissiveness

Related Adjective(s):meek, mild

3.Definition: low or inferior in station or quality

"A modest man of the people"

Related Adjective(s):humble, low, lowly, small

4.Definition: marked by simplicity; having a humble opinion of yourself

"A modest apartment", "Too modest to wear his medals"

5.Definition: not large but sufficient in size or amount

"A modest salary", "Modest inflation"

Related Adjective(s):small

6.Definition: not offensive to sexual mores in conduct or appearance

"A modest neckline in her dress covered her up to her collarbone"

7.Definition: relatively moderate, limited, or small

"A newspaper with a modest circulation"

Related Adjective(s):minor, small

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