IMMODEST

immodest

(adjective) offending against sexual mores in conduct or appearance

immodest

(adjective) having or showing an exaggerated opinion of your importance, ability, etc; “brash immodest boasting”

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology

Adjective

immodest (comparative more immodest, superlative most immodest)

without customary restraint or modesty of expression; shameless

Antonym: modest

Source: Wiktionary


Im*mod"est, a. Etym: [F. immodeste, L. immodestus immoderate; pref. im- not + modestus modest. See Modest.]

1. Not limited to due bounds; immoderate.

2. Not modest; wanting in the reserve or restraint which decorum and decency require; indecent; indelicate; obscene; lewd; as, immodest persons, behavior, words, pictures, etc. Immodest deeds you hinder to be wrought, But we proscribe the least immodest thought. Dryden.

Syn.

– Indecorous; indelicate; shameless; shameful; impudent; indecent; impure; unchaste; lewd; obscene.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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