Noun(1) freedom from vanity or conceit(2) formality and propriety of manner
(1) He had shown no false modesty about his ability to avoid the gardener.(2) The veil symbolizes the idea of modesty and conveys the lesson that however attractive physical appearances may be, the soul and character are paramount.(3) modesty forbade her to undress in front of so many people(4) They made a decision to take action but, despite the bravery of their actions, they all had a very quiet, unassuming modesty .(5) The fact that he was in a national political debate, where it's all about false modesty and self-aggrandizement, made his acknowledgement all the more remarkable.(6) Is the relative modesty of the damages a reflection of the fact that the amount was determined by a judge and not by a jury?(7) She had been a rare beauty; there was no point in false modesty .(8) I thought that the false modesty would stop at university, especially Oxford; after all, we're all good enough to be here, otherwise we wouldn't have been admitted.(9) Many Asian cultural traditions place emphasis on propriety and the observance of strict moral and social conduct, thus modesty and restrained sexuality are valued.(10) As an athlete, he violated the codes of modesty and propriety.(11) Her desire is rebellious and demonstrates a strong will hidden beyond a demure and feminine modesty .(12) Is it some kind of attempt at demureness and modesty ?(13) Girls and women were shy and had a sense of modesty and propriety.(14) He instead uses words that reflect the traits of humility, modesty , and loving kindness that are a manifestation of his soul.(15) To be clear, I'm not opposed to modesty in film if decorum calls for it.(16) This reaction should not be interpreted as false modesty , however.
(1) modesty :: gwyleidd-dra
1. self-effacement ::
2. limited scope ::
4. reserve ::
1. assumption ::
2. conceit ::
3. egoism ::
4. egotism ::
5. hauteur ::
6. pomposity ::
7. pretension ::
8. pride ::
9. superiority ::
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I'd feign MODESTY at this point,
but who would believe me?
The Big Bang Theory Season 8, Episode 23
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