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immodest

[ ih-mod-ist ]
/ ɪˈmɒd ɪst /
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adjective

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

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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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