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Adjective
Unassuming in the estimation of one's abilities or achievements
“We are trying to hone in on the talent, focus on the best stories, and we try to be low-key and modest about our role.”
Adjective
Not large, elaborate, or expensive
“Their modest house, in an underbuilt new neighborhood of eastern Baghdad, stood baking in the relentless yellow light of midday.”
Adjective
Small, moderate in size
“A relatively modest amount of money could fund programs that would have a significant impact on smoking in Canada and allow those looking to quit to find help.”
Adjective
Being about midway between extremes of amount or size
“… he was awarded a modest pension when he retired.”
Adjective
Free from any trace of the coarse or indecent
“… tended to wear more modest swimsuits than the thong-clad guests at the resort.”
Adjective
“Muslims are accused of being over-sensitive about the human body but the degree of sexual harassment which occurs these days justifies modest dress.”
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