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English definition of “modest”


adjective     /ˈmɒdɪst/
NOT LARGE B2 not large in size or amount , or not expensive : a modest amount of money Their house is quite modest in size .SmallExtremely smallCosting or worth little or no money
NOT PROUD If you are modest, you do not talk in a proud way about your skills or successes: He's very modest about his achievements .Shy and modestAnxious and worried
modestly adverb
(Definition of modest adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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