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From Middle French modeste, from Latin modestus

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modest (3) Venus statue.

modest (comparative more modest or modester, superlative most modest or modestest)

  1. Not bragging or boasting about oneself or one's achievements; unpretentious, humble.
  2. Small, moderate in size.
    He earns a modest amount of money.
    Her latest novel was a modest success.
  3. (especially of behaviour or clothing) Avoiding being sexually suggestive.

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modest m (feminine modeste)

  1. modest

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