Antonyms for modest:
Synonyms for modest:
limited, ordinary (adjective)
sheepish, nice, unobtrusive, chaste, bashful, simple, diffident, meek, quiet, unassertive, self-effacing, humble, reserved, discreet, demure, temperate, moderate, coy, unpretentious, unassuming, timid, lowly, retiring.
beggarly, toy, dwarfish, negligible, niggardly, weeny, delicate, short, petite, meager, puny, wee, smallish, slight, ungenerous, scant, little, itty-bitty, minimal, trifling, spare, scanty, nugatory, teensy, minute, scrawny, baby, pocket-sized, piddling, pocket, microscopic, bantam, paltry, small-scale, compact, slim, picayune, tiny, minor, miserly, small, diminutive, sparing, teeny-weeny, teeny, miniature, stingy, deficient.
Sense 3 (noun)
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Sense 9 (noun)
Sense 10 (noun)
restrained, minor, unostentatious, decent, coy, retiring, inferior, meek, moderate, small-scale, pocket-sized, low, overmodest, limited, discreet, shamefaced, mild, demure, unpretentious, unassuming, small, lowly, pocket-size.
Usage examples for modest:
- I tell you, my young friend, you don't gain anything in this world by being over- modest. - "The Crimson Sweater", Ralph Henry Barbour.
- In her modest line, Bertha is a real artist. - "Will Warburton", George Gissing.
- May our sons be honest and fair, and our daughters modest and fair. - "Routledge's Manual of Etiquette", George Routledge.