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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 Spanish indecente, impúdico, creído…
in French impudique…
in German unbescheiden…
in Chinese (Traditional) 自負的,不謙虛的, 過分暴露身體的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 自负的,不谦虚的, 过分暴露身体的…
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