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English noun: modesty

1. modesty (attribute) freedom from vanity or conceit


Broader (hypernym)decency

Narrower (hyponym)Grundyism, primness, prudery, prudishness

Attributeimmodest, modest


2. modesty (attribute) formality and propriety of manner


Broader (hypernym)correctitude, properness, propriety

Narrower (hyponym)demureness

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