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immodest

adjective uk   /ɪˈmɒd.ɪst/  us   /-ˈmɑː.dɪst/ formal disapproving
having too high an opinion of yourself: He makes these immodest statements of his own brilliance. showing too much of the body: showing an immodest amount of leg
immodesty
noun [U] uk   /ɪˈmɒd.ə.sti/  us   /-ˈmɑː.də-/ formal
Translations of “immodest”
in Vietnamese khiếm nhã…
in Spanish indecente, impúdico, creído…
in Thai ไม่ละอายใจ…
in Malaysian tidak senonoh…
in French impudique…
in German unbescheiden…
in Chinese (Traditional) 自負的,不謙虛的, 過分暴露身體的…
in Indonesian tak tahu malu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 自负的,不谦虚的, 过分暴露身体的…
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