Associations to the word «Modesty»

Wiktionary

MODESTY, noun. The quality of being modest; having a limited and not overly high opinion of oneself and one's abilities.
MODESTY, noun. Moderate behaviour; reserve.
MODESTY, noun. (specifically) Pudency, prudish avoidance of sexual explicitness.
MODESTY BAG, noun. A bag for concealing something, such as used feminine hygiene products for disposal, or pornographic magazines in a newsagent's shop.
MODESTY BAGS, noun. Plural of modesty bag
MODESTY BOARD, noun. Modesty panel
MODESTY BOARDS, noun. Plural of modesty board
MODESTY PANEL, noun. A thin screen of wood or metal that is attached to the front of a desk, organ, or similar items. The panel provides privacy for the person seated at the desk or organ, as it covers the upper part of the legs and cabling, and also provides structural support for the four legs of the furniture.
MODESTY PANELS, noun. Plural of modesty panel
MODESTY PIECE, noun. (historical) A narrow piece of lace worn by women over the bosom.
MODESTY PIECES, noun. Plural of modesty piece

Dictionary definition

MODESTY, noun. Freedom from vanity or conceit.
MODESTY, noun. Formality and propriety of manner.

Wise words

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