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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Formality and propriety of manner; Freedom from vanity or conceit.

Usage examples (29)
  • I brought up the term modesty, and none of the 4 young ladies knew what the word meant!
  • It is thus that what we call modesty is often only
  • Only because what we call modesty is awkward bashfulness and mauvaise honte.
  • It is thus that what we call modesty is often only a more refined species of pride. for more
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