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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a manner that offends against sexual mores in conduct or appearance; In a manner in which one has or shows an exaggerated opinion of one's importance, ability, etc

Usage examples (33)
  • The book was entitled, immodestly, `All about Wisdom'
  • Dressing immodestly is dishonoring to our husbands, or if unmarried, future husbands.
  • Acting immodestly is only an antisocial behavior if you define modesty as socially preferable.
  • That may help with a bit of publicity --- he said immodestly. for more
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