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Synonyms for modesty

Synonyms for modesty

lack of vanity or self-importance

reserve in speech, behavior, or dress

Synonyms for modesty

freedom from vanity or conceit

formality and propriety of manner

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In all of these cases, the point is to be covered up but to be seen and appreciated; a point that goes against modesty, which would demand the opposite.
'Say to the believing men that they should lower their gaze and guard their modesty...And say to the believing women that they should lower their gaze and guard their modesty; that they should not display their beauty and ornaments except what ordinarily appear thereof; that they should draw their veils over their bosoms...' (Qur'an 24:30,31).
Modesty is an issue of the heart before it is an issue of dress, a fact that is far too commonly overlooked.
"You see, I have no patience with modesty. Modesty is a learned adaptation.
Dubai: A porter has been accused of breaching a waitress's modesty and molesting her when he hugged her and told her that he loves her and wants to marry her.
Given this diversity of background, as well as the inevitable variations in religious orthodoxy, nurses can expect to observe variations in how Muslim women practice modesty.
The studio are looking for a girl aged eight to 12 to play Modesty opposite male lead Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamander.
RAWALPINDI -- Modesty day was observed on February 14 on the eve of Valentine day on the appeal of Sunni Tehrik chief Mohammad Sarwat Ejaz Qadri all over the country.
But as Lewis ('Introduction') and others, like arts journalist Liz Hoggard, note ("Modesty Regulators: Punishing and Rewarding Women's appearances in Mainstream Media,") mainstream industry does not treat modest dress as 'fashion.' As so it has been that some Jewish, Christian, and Muslim women entrepreneurs have opened stores, and designed and sold their own clothes, finding that many women want to dress modestly, but also be stylish and fashionable when they do so.
The pair, Francis Rossi and Rick Parfitt, appear on the front of Aquostic (Stripped Bare) with only a pair of guitars to protect their modesty after drafting in singerturned-photographer Bryan Adams to take the picture.
"Thais hold modesty in personal dress in high regard ...
"Based on the victim's complaint, we have registered a case against Bera under Section 509 (word, gesture or act intended to outrage the modesty of a woman) and 354 (assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty) of the IPC," officer- in- charge of the Kotwali police station, Arvind Sinha said.
The trio allegedly breached the victim's modesty by filming him with a mobile phone after pulling his trousers down.
RiRi finally used a towel to belatedly cover her modesty for the shoot for Vogue on an island in Angra dos Reis.