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Meaning of IMMODEST

Pronunciation:  i'mâdist

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  offending against sexual mores in conduct or appearance
  2. [adj]  having or showing an exaggerated opinion of your importance, ability, etc; "brash immodest boasting"
 

IMMODEST is a 8 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: important, indecent, overweening, uppity
 
 Antonyms: modest
 
 See Also: disrespectful, domineering, proud

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Im*mod"est\, a. [F. immodeste, L. immodestus
immoderate; pref. im- not + modestus modest. See {Modest}.]
1. Not limited to due bounds; immoderate.

2. Not modest; wanting in the reserve or restraint which
   decorum and decency require; indecent; indelicate;
   obscene; lewd; as, immodest persons, behavior, words,
   pictures, etc.

         Immodest deeds you hinder to be wrought, But we
         proscribe the least immodest thought. --Dryden.

Syn: Indecorous; indelicate; shameless; shameful; impudent;
     indecent; impure; unchaste; lewd; obscene.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: aggressively self-confident, arrogant, bawdy, biggety, bold, brash, brazen, brazenfaced, bumptious, cheeky, chesty, coarse, cocky, conceited, dirty, disrespectful, exhibitionistic, flagrant, forward, fresh, impertinent, improper, impudent, indecent, indecorous, indelicate, insolent, know-it-all, lascivious, lewd, loose, notorious, obscene, obtrusive, overwise, peacockish, peacocky, perk, perky, pert, presumptuous, provocative, puffed up, revealing, self-conceited, self-opinionated, sexy, shameful, shameless, smart-alecky, smutty, stuck-up, swelled-headed, titillating, unabashed, unashamed, unblushing, unembarrassed, unmodest, unrestrained, wanton
 

 

 

 

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