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Meaning of word modest from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

modest   adjective

Meaning : Marked by simplicity. Having a humble opinion of yourself.

Example : A modest apartment.
Too modest to wear his medals.

Having or showing an exaggerated opinion of your importance, ability, etc.

Brash immodest boasting.

Meaning : Not large but sufficient in size or amount.

Example : A modest salary.
Modest inflation.
Helped in my own small way.

Synonyms : small

Meaning : Free from pomp or affectation.

Example : Comfortable but modest cottages.
A simple rectangular brick building.
A simple man with simple tastes.

Meaning : Not offensive to sexual mores in conduct or appearance.

Example : A modest neckline in her dress covered her up to her collarbone.

Offending against sexual mores in conduct or appearance.


Meaning : Low or inferior in station or quality.

Example : A humble cottage.
A lowly parish priest.
A modest man of the people.
Small beginnings.

Synonyms : humble, low, lowly, small

जो महत्व, मान आदि की दृष्टि से निम्न कोटि का और फलतः तिरस्कृत हो।

तुम्हारी घटिया हरकतों से मैं तंग आ गया हूँ।
अजय के विचार निकृष्ट हैं।
अधम, अनसठ, अरजल, अरम, अवद्य, अवस्तु, अश्लाघनीय, अश्लाघ्य, इत्वर, ऊन, ओछा, कमीना, क्षुद्र, घटिया, छिछोरा, टुच्चा, तुच्छ, निकृष्ट, नीच, पोच, बज़ारू, बजारी, बजारू, बाज़ारी, बाज़ारू, बाजारी, बाजारू, भोंडा, भौंड़ा, म्लेच्छ, वराक, संकीर्ण, सड़ियल, सस्ता, सिफला, सिफ़ला, हलका, हल्का, हीन, हेय

Meaning : Humble in spirit or manner. Suggesting retiring mildness or even cowed submissiveness.

Example : Meek and self-effacing.

Synonyms : meek, mild

Meaning : Relatively moderate, limited, or small.

Example : A small business.
A newspaper with a modest circulation.
Small-scale plans.
A pocket-size country.

Synonyms : minor, pocket-size, pocket-sized, small, small-scale


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