Meaning of modesty

mod•es•ty

Pronunciation: (mod'u-stē), [key]
— pl. -ties.
  1. the quality of being modest; freedom from vanity, boastfulness, etc.
  2. regard for decency of behavior, speech, dress, etc.
  3. simplicity; moderation.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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