immodest

[ ih-mod-ist ]
/ ɪˈmɒd ɪst /

adjective

not modest in conduct, utterance, etc.; indecent; shameless.
not modest in assertion or pretension; forward; impudent.

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How well do you know your adjectives from your adverbs? Your preposition from your pronouns? Your interjections from your conjunctions? Let’s put your knowledge of parts of speech to the text! Note: Many of the following questions will ask you to identify the parts of speech “in order.” That means the first word in all capital letters will correspond to the first option in an answer, and so on.
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In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.

Origin of immodest

First recorded in 1560–70, immodest is from the Latin word immodestus unrestrained, immoderate. See im-2, modest

OTHER WORDS FROM immodest

im·mod·est·ly, adverbim·mod·es·ty, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for immodest

immodest
/ (ɪˈmɒdɪst) /

adjective

indecent, esp with regard to sexual propriety; improper
bold, impudent, or shameless

Derived forms of immodest

immodestly, adverbimmodesty, noun
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