Origin of immodest
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.
They thought us the most immodest women on the face of the earth.Eighty Years And More; Reminiscences 1815-1897|Elizabeth Cady Stanton
The work that was assigned to him he did as well as he could; but he had little art to recommend himself in immodest ways.Ulysses S. Grant|Walter Allen
When men in their pages have been described as dishonest and women as immodest, have they not ever been punished?An Autobiography|Anthony Trollope
Not that they are immodest, but that they go about with scarcely any clothes, which seems quite all right to them.Up the Mazaruni for Diamonds|William La Varre
The costumes of actresses are often immodest, and many of these women are immoral in character.What a Young Woman Ought to Know|Mary Wood-Allen
1560s, "arrogant, impudent, pretentious," from Latin immodestus "unrestrained, excessive," from assimilated form of in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + modestus (see modest). Meaning "indecent" is from 1580s. Related: immodestly.