modest

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  • IPA: /ˈmɑdəst/
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Positive
modest

Comparative
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Superlative
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Adjective[change]

  1. If you are modest, you do not show too much pride for what you've done, what you have, or what you can do
    Look at that painting... You are an amazing artist!
    Me? No, it's not that hard. You could do it, too.
    Don't be so modest!
  2. If something is modest, it is very simple; not being showy or highly decorated
  3. If something is modest, it is limited or moderate in amount
    She supported her two children on the 'modest salary of a secretary.

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