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Synonyms for modest

Synonyms for modest

having or expressing feelings of humility

not forward but reticent or reserved in manner

morally beyond reproach, especially in sexual conduct

not lewd or obscene

not elaborate or showy, as in appearance or style

not excessive or extreme in amount, degree, or force

suited to or within the means of ordinary people

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marked by simplicity

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not large but sufficient in size or amount

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free from pomp or affectation

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not offensive to sexual mores in conduct or appearance

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low or inferior in station or quality

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humble in spirit or manner

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limited in size or scope

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I feel very odd and light, but I'm warm as a toast, and nothing seems to be in my way," answered Rose, with a skip which displayed shapely gaiters on legs that now might be as free and active as a boy's under the modest skirts of the girl.
There was one point which Mr Swiveller deemed it unnecessary to enlarge upon, and that was the fact of the modest quencher, which, by reason of its intrinsic strength and its coming close upon the heels of the temperate beverage he had discussed at dinner, awakened a slight degree of fever, and rendered necessary two or three other modest quenchers at the public-house in the course of the evening.
Summary: Turin discusions in forecast that modest fashion labels will become an important part of the global Islamic economy
Within this larger Muslim consumer spend on clothing, the modest fashion industry is growing rapidly.
This is not to say that the edited collection of academic papers necessarily endorses modest dress; it is not a religious book advocating for this way of dress.
com)-- Husband and wife team Jennifer and Marcus Contaldo started up Modest Coffee because they wanted to make it easier to buy fresh roasted, high quality, single origin coffee online.
Stasia Modest Couture offers brides a modest alternative to current bridal trends with gowns starting at $1000.
District 4--Cleveland: Modest economic growth in the Fourth District has not curtailed some experts' unease about slowing auto and housing sectors.
It appears likely that Bush's modest cuts will meet with strong opposition resulting in compromise, despite the fact that the budget will still grow overall even if all the cuts are made.
Minimalism does not have the grand theoretical architecture of an approach like originalism, and Sunstein recognizes this, but its modest claims are rather attractive.
When Modest Mouse finally took the McDonald Theatre stage on Friday night, the band was greeted not with a squeak but a roar.
Modest Mouse is using more than cheese to lure you to this weekend's All Tomorrow's Parties music festival.
Although several modest two-storey houses nearby recall the former residential character of an inner-city neighbourhood, more recently this site had been surrounded by larger university buildings.
35) was intended as a modest effort to get at this conundrum.
Atypical antipsychotics work better than standard medications, but their advantage is relatively modest, at least for chronic schizophrenia," says study coauthor Jeffrey A.