Student Thesaurus

One entry found for modest.
Entry Word: modest
Function: adjective
Text: 1 being about midway between extremes of amount or size <was awarded a modest pension when he retired> -- see MIDDLE 2
2 free from any trace of the coarse or indecent <tended to wear more modest swimsuits> -- see CHASTE
3 not comfortable around people <a modest winner who said a quick thank-you and promptly left the stage> -- see SHY 2
4 not having or showing any feelings of superiority, self-assertiveness, or showiness <modest about her success in the fashion industry> -- see HUMBLE 1