adjective (comparative: more modest, superlative: most modest
- not bragging or boasting about oneself or one's achievements, unpretentious, humble
- small, moderate in size
- He earns a modest amount of money.
- Her latest novel was a modest success.
- (especially of behaviour or clothing) avoiding being sexually suggestive
- Dutch: bescheiden
- French: modeste
- German: bescheiden
- Italian: modesto
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