English adjective: modest
|1.||modest marked by simplicity; having a humble opinion of yourself|
|Samples||A modest apartment.|
Too modest to wear his medals.
|2.||modest not large but sufficient in size or amount|
|Samples||A modest salary.|
Helped in my own small way.
|3.||modest free from pomp or affectation|
|Samples||Comfortable but modest cottages.|
A simple rectangular brick building.
A simple man with simple tastes.
|4.||modest not offensive to sexual mores in conduct or appearance|
|Similar||coy, decent, decent, demure, overmodest, shamefaced|
|5.||modest low or inferior in station or quality|
|Samples||A humble cottage.|
A lowly parish priest.
A modest man of the people.
|Synonyms||humble, low, lowly, small|
|6.||modest humble in spirit or manner; suggesting retiring mildness or even cowed submissiveness|
|Samples||Meek and self-effacing.|
|7.||modest limited in size or scope|
|Samples||A small business.|
A newspaper with a modest circulation.
A pocket-size country.
|Synonyms||minor, pocket-size, pocket-sized, small, small-scale|