modesty modesty  /ˈmɑ də sti/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) freedom from vanity or conceit
  2. (n) formality and propriety of manner

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. But modesty, like religiosity, is relative.
  2. And yet when you meet her for the first time, you experience a remarkable warmth and modesty.
  3. But for all her modesty and restraint, she was not prim.

News

  1. June 10 Horoscopes

    Today's birthday (June 10). Climbing to higher ground always makes you more conspicuous to those below. You'll take your role as a leader quite seriously, and you'll bring people to a worthy place. Modesty and moderation lead to big success.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Springfield News-Leader

  2. Bikini Ban for Miss World Contest? (Video)

    A "bikini ban" seems like it would sink most beauty pageants - or at least mess with the ratings. But the Miss World pageant will enforce a bikini ban to comply with modesty issues that have cropped up around the contest. Most of the Miss World pageant takes place in Indonesia, which is predominantly Muslim. A bikini ban means more sarongs during the swimsuit aspect of the show, in order to ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Vibe Magazine

  3. Bikini Ban for Miss World Content? (Video)

    A "bikini ban" seems like it would sink most beauty pageants - or at least mess with the ratings. But the Miss World pageant will enforce a bikini ban to comply with modesty issues that have cropped up around the contest. Most of the Miss World pageant takes place in Indonesia, which is predominantly Muslim. A bikini ban means more sarongs during the swimsuit aspect of the show, in order to ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Vibe Magazine

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