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1. Not conforming to traditional sexual mores; indecent: an immodest bathing suit.
2. Boastful or arrogant: an immodest claim of success.
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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Adv.1.immodestly - without modesty; in an immodest manner; "the book was entitled, immodestly, `All about Wisdom'"
modestly - with modesty; in a modest manner; "the dissertation was entitled, modestly, `Remarks about a play by Shakespeare'"
بِصورَة غَير مُتواضِعَه ، بِقِلَّة حَياء


[ɪˈmɒdɪstlɪ] ADV [behave] → indecorosamente, impúdicamente; [dress] → sin recato; [say, claim] → con presunción


adv say, claimunbescheiden; (= indecently)unanständig


[ɪˈmɒdɪstlɪ] adv (see adj) → indecentemente, immodestamente


(iˈmodist) adjective
shameless or indecent; not modest.
imˈmodestly adverb
imˈmodesty noun
References in classic literature ?
Immodest, however, is the night-watchman; immodestly he carrieth his horn.
I will immodestly state that among professors in the US, I am almost certainly one of the best shooters.
It was confessed by the architect of the current college economic model, the late longtime NCAA executive director Walter Byers, in his memoir, immodestly titled, "Unsportsmanlike Conduct: Exploiting College Athletes.
It's funny but 'Blink,' I say immodestly, is a very famous episode of television and yet Carey Mulligan, who was the star of it, I'm almost certain wouldn't even remember being in 'Doctor Who,'" Moffat told (http://www.
Drinking and being drunk in public is not allowed, neither is swearing, touching, being overly affectionate or dressing immodestly.
Very elegant, immodestly large, serenely comfortable and also surprisingly rapid, the current 6 Series convertible has been with us for six years now, which makes it the marque's longest running and unchanged model.
Elegant, immodestly large, serenely comfortable and surprisingly rapid, the current 6 Series Convertible has been with us for six years now - with revisions carried out to it in 2015.
But possibly its greatest stride recently was the introduction of the somewhat immodestly named Superb - a genuine contender in the big car stakes, with comfort, space and elegance to match.
Immodestly, I invite readers to dig up my editorial in the last issue of Inroads on the Tories' two "big ideas.
Custom built in the early 1990s by Aaron and Candy Spelling, the immodestly proportioned 56,500-square-foot faux-chateau was purchased by Ecclestone Stunt in July 2011 for $85 million--in cash--and decoratively overhauled in just over two months at a reported cost of $20 million.
As reported earlier by KT, some of the centres of the Dubai Municipality provided immodestly dressed customers with abayas donated by the civic body's female staff.
I say this immodestly since I was one of the people who raised the issue, and I did so for the same reason I accepted the editorship of Et cetera: I come not to praise general semantics but to help prevent it from being buried.