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im·mod·est

 (ĭ-mŏd′ĭst)
adj.
1. Not conforming to traditional sexual mores; indecent: an immodest bathing suit.
2. Boastful or arrogant: an immodest claim of success.
3.
a. Immoderate, as in size or quantity: immodest wealth.
b. Pretentious or ostentatious: immodest furnishings.

[Latin immodestus : in-, not; see in-1 + modestus, moderate, modest; see med- in Indo-European roots.]

im·mod′est·ly adv.
im·mod′es·ty n.
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immodest

(ɪˈmɒdɪst)
adj
1. indecent, esp with regard to sexual propriety; improper
2. bold, impudent, or shameless
imˈmodestly adv
imˈmodesty n
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im•mod•est

(ɪˈmɒd ɪst)

adj.
1. indecent; shameless.
2. forward; impudent.
[1560–70; < Latin]
im•mod′est•ly, adv.
im•mod′es•ty, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.immodest - having or showing an exaggerated opinion of your importance, ability, etc; "brash immodest boasting"
domineering - tending to domineer
proud - feeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth; or being a reason for pride; "proud parents"; "proud of his accomplishments"; "a proud moment"; "proud to serve his country"; "a proud name"; "proud princes"
disrespectful - exhibiting lack of respect; rude and discourteous; "remarks disrespectful of the law"; "disrespectful in the presence of his parents"; "disrespectful toward his teacher"
modest - marked by simplicity; having a humble opinion of yourself; "a modest apartment"; "too modest to wear his medals"
2.immodest - offending against sexual mores in conduct or appearance
indecent - offensive to good taste especially in sexual matters; "an earthy but not indecent story"; "an indecent gesture"
modest - not offensive to sexual mores in conduct or appearance
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immodest

adjective
2. shameless, forward, brazen, fresh (informal), bold, pushy (informal), impudent, brass-necked (Brit. informal), bold as brass, unblushing He could be ungraciously immodest about his abilities.
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immodest

adjective
Not in keeping with conventional mores:
Idiom: out of line.
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Translations
غَيْر مُتَواضِع، قليل الحَياء
neslušný
dristigublufærdig
neskroman
szerénytelen
ósvífinn, dónalegur
nekukliainekuklumasnekuklus
nekautrīgs
arsızterbiyesizutanmaz

immodest

[ɪˈmɒdɪst] ADJ (= indecent) [behaviour] → indecoroso, impúdico; [dress] → poco recatado; [claim, statement] → poco modesto, presuntuoso
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immodest

[ɪˈmɒdɪst] adj
(= rude) → indécent(e)
Breast feeding in public may seem immodest to some people → Allaiter en public peut sembler indécent à certains.
(= boastful) [person] → prétentieux/euse, qui manque de modestie
it would be immodest to ... → il serait prétentieux de ..., ce serait manquer de modestie que de ...
He said it might be immodest for him to quote the next two lines of the review → Il a dit qu'il serait prétentieux de sa part de citer les deux lignes suivantes de cette critique., Il a dit que ce serait manquer de modestie que de citer les deux lignes suivantes de cette critique.
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immodest

adjunbescheiden; (= indecent)unanständig
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immodest

[ɪˈmɒdɪst] adj (indecent) → indecente; (boastful) → immodesto/a
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immodest

(iˈmodist) adjective
shameless or indecent; not modest.
imˈmodestly adverb
imˈmodesty noun
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References in periodicals archive ?
Women have been victims of public executions and amputations and severe beatings for "immodesties" in public.