- not modest in conduct, utterance, etc.; indecent; shameless.
- not modest in assertion or pretension; forward; impudent.
Origin of immodest
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2. vain, exaggerated, inflated.
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Examples from the Web for immodest
Initially, studios rejected the idea of adapting Bond for the screen not on account of his immodest sexuality, not is bloodlust.Has Bond Lost His Balls?
November 3, 2008
Everything even yet looks so immodest on those vast stretches.A Woman Tenderfoot
Grace Gallatin Seton-Thompson
The remonstrant of 1800 said "indelicate," of 1850 "immodest," of 1900 "impractical."
The sense in which it is misused is that of immodest, indecent.The Verbalist
Thomas Embly Osmun, (AKA Alfred Ayres)
It was easy for her to believe that she had been immodest and forward in her solicitude.Oh, You Tex!
William Macleod Raine
I think you're the most immodest—I'm ashamed that you're my daughter.A Family Man (From the Fifth Series Plays)
- indecent, esp with regard to sexual propriety; improper
- bold, impudent, or shameless
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Word Origin and History for immodest
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