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Meaning of immodest by Wiktionary Dictionary



    immodest ( comparative more immodest, superlative most immodest )

    1. Lacking in modesty; shameless .


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Explanation of immodest by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. offending against sexual mores in conduct or appearance

    2. having or showing an exaggerated opinion of your importance, ability, etc

    3. brash immodest boasting

    Definition of immodest by GCIDE Dictionary


    1. Immodest 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.