Synonyms for modest
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marked by simplicity; having a humble opinion of yourself
"a modest apartment"; "too modest to wear his medals"
not large but sufficient in size or amount
"a modest salary"; "modest inflation"; "helped in my own small way"
free from pomp or affectation
"comfortable but modest cottages"; "a simple rectangular brick building"; "a simple man with simple tastes"
not offensive to sexual mores in conduct or appearance
humble, low, lowly, modest, smalladjective
low or inferior in station or quality
"a humble cottage"; "a lowly parish priest"; "a modest man of the people"; "small beginnings"
down(p), dispirited, minor, small, downcast, subaltern, scummy, base, baseborn, low-down, petty(a), scurvy, pocket-sized, lower-ranking, secondary, humbled, gloomy, miserable, lowly, low, broken, small(a), down in the mouth, blue, humble, downhearted, grim, meek, low-toned, low-pitched, little, menial, pocket-size, small-scale, depleted, crushed, mild, junior-grade, diminished, abject, depressed, minuscule, low-spirited, belittled, humiliated
meek, mild, modestadjective
humble in spirit or manner; suggesting retiring mildness or even cowed submissiveness
"meek and self-effacing"
minor, modest, small, small-scale, pocket-size, pocket-sizedadjective
limited in size or scope
"a small business"; "a newspaper with a modest circulation"; "small-scale plans"; "a pocket-size country"
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U.S. rig counts will continue to contract though at a more modest pace. Supply/demand equilibrium will likely take shape in the second half to be accompanied by an attempt at price stabilization and a modest rebound. Year-end target of $42 a barrel.
Mr Attlee is a very modest man. Indeed he has a lot to be modest about.
The superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
Be modest It is the kind of pride least likely to offend.
Free from gross passion or of mirth or anger constant in spirit, not swerving with the blood, garnish'd and deck'd in modest compliment, not working with the eye without the ear, and but in purged judgement trusting neither Such and so finely bolted didst thou seem.
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- حيي, متواضع, خجولArabic
- modestCatalan, Valencian
- beskeden, anstændig, sømmelig, moderat, blufærdig, ærbarDanish
- ταπεινός, μετριόφρων, σεμνόςGreek
- modesto, modestaSpanish
- vaatimaton, nöyräFinnish
- náiriúil, náireachIrish
- պարկեշտ, համեստArmenian
- irrisorio, modesto, esiguoItalian
- 謙遜した, 謙虚Japanese
- bescheiden, ingetogenDutch
- благопристойный, скромныйRussian
- liten, blygsamSwedish
- khiêm tốnVietnamese
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