HyperDic: modesty

English > 2 senses of the word modesty:
NOUNattributemodesty, modestnessfreedom from vanity or conceit
attributemodesty, reserveformality and propriety of manner
modesty > pronunciation
Soundsmaa'dahstiy
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English > modesty: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
Meaningfreedom from vanity or conceit.
Synonymmodestness
Attributesimmodestoffending against sexual mores in conduct or appearance
modestnot offensive to sexual mores in conduct or appearance
Narrowerprimness, prudishness, prudery, Grundyismexcessive or affected modesty
BroaderdecencyThe quality of conforming to standards of propriety and morality
OppositeimmodestyThe trait of being vain and conceited
Spanishdecoro, moderación, modestia
Catalanmoderació, moderança, modèstia
English > modesty: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaningformality and propriety of manner.
Synonymreserve
NarrowerdemurenessThe trait of behaving with reserve and decorum
Broaderpropriety, properness, correctitudecorrect or appropriate behavior
Spanishdiscreción, recato
Catalandiscreció, reserva

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