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IMMODEST

 Dictionary entry overview: What does immodest mean? 

IMMODEST (adjective)
  The adjective IMMODEST has 2 senses:

1. having or showing an exaggerated opinion of your importance, ability, etc
2. offending against sexual mores in conduct or appearance

  Familiarity information: IMMODEST used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


IMMODEST (adjective)


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Meaning:

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

Context example:

brash immodest boasting

Similar:

important (having or suggesting a consciousness of high position)

overweening; uppity (presumptuously arrogant)

Also:

domineering (tending to domineer)

proud (feeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth; or being a reason for pride)

disrespectful (exhibiting lack of respect; rude and discourteous)

Antonym:

modest (marked by simplicity; having a humble opinion of yourself)


Sense 2immodest [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Offending against sexual mores in conduct or appearance

Similar:

indecent (offending against sexual mores in conduct or appearance)

Also:

indecent (offensive to good taste especially in sexual matters)

Attribute:

modestness; modesty (freedom from vanity or conceit)

Antonym:

modest (not offensive to sexual mores in conduct or appearance)


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