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English definition of “immodest”

immodest

adjective     /ɪˈmɒd.ɪst/ US  /-ˈmɑː.dɪst/ formal disapproving
having too high an opinion of yourself: He makes these immodest statements of his own brilliance .Showing arrogance and conceitConfidence and self-assuranceBoasting showing too much of the body : showing an immodest amount of leg Not wearing or removing clothes immodesty     /ɪˈmɒd.ə.sti/ US  /-ˈmɑː.də-/ noun [U] formal
(Definition of immodest adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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