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English definition of “modesty”

modesty

noun [U] (CLOTHES/BEHAVIOUR)    /ˈmɒd.ɪ.sti/ US  /ˈmɑː.dɪ-/ old-fashioned
the quality , in women, of dressing or behaving in a way that is intended to avoid attracting sexual interest The style, appearance, and make-up of clothesBehaving, interacting and behaviourAttracting and temptingAttractiveSexual attraction
(Definition of modesty noun (CLOTHES/BEHAVIOUR) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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