Thesaurus > Related Words: modest

  Words related to modest

Related / Similar Words: restrained, unostentatious, minor, small, small-scale, pocket-size, pocket-sized, meek, mild, humble, low, lowly

 

Definition:
  • free from ostentation or pretension; "the restrained elegance of the room";
  • limited in size or scope; "a small business"; "a newspaper with a modest circulation"; "small-scale plans"; "a pocket-size country";
  • not large but sufficient in size or amount; "a modest salary"; "modest inflation"; "helped in my own small way";
  • not offensive to sexual mores in conduct or appearance;
  • marked by simplicity; having a humble opinion of yourself; "a modest apartment"; "too modest to wear his medals";
  • free from pomp or affectation; "comfortable but modest cottages"; "a simple rectangular brick building"; "a simple man with simple tastes";
  • humble in spirit or manner; suggesting retiring mildness or even cowed submissiveness; "meek and self-effacing";
  • low or inferior in station or quality; "a humble cottage"; "a lowly parish priest"; "a modest man of the people"; "small beginnings";

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    See Also: decent, humble

     

    Attributes: modesty

     

     
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