- 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!
- If something is modest, it is very simple; not being showy or highly decorated
- If something is modest, it is limited or moderate in amount
- She supported her two children on the 'modest salary of a secretary.