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false modestynoun [U]

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behaviour in which a person pretends to have a low opinion of their own abilities or achievements: He shows great pride in his work and has no false modesty about his success.
Translations of “false modesty”
in Chinese (Traditional) 假謙虛…
in Chinese (Simplified) 假谦虚…
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