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English noun: modesty

1. modesty (attribute) freedom from vanity or conceit


Synonymsmodestness


Broader (hypernym)decency


Narrower (hyponym)Grundyism, primness, prudery, prudishness


Attributeimmodest, modest


Antonymsimmodesty

2. modesty (attribute) formality and propriety of manner


Synonymsreserve


Broader (hypernym)correctitude, properness, propriety


Narrower (hyponym)demureness









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