false modesty Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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false modestynoun [U]

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behaviour in which a ​personpretends to have a ​lowopinion of ​their own ​abilities or ​achievements: He ​showsgreatpride in his ​work and has no ​falsemodesty about his ​success.
(Definition of false modesty from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 假谦虚…
in Chinese (Traditional) 假謙虛…
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