Adjective "Modest" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Modest


    Definition:

    1. having or showing a moderate or humble estimate of one's merits, importance, etc.; free from vanity, egotism, boastfulness, or great pretensions.

    2. free from ostentation or showy extravagance: a modest house.

    3. having or showing regard for the decencies of behavior, speech, dress, etc.; decent: a modest neckline on a dress.

    4. limited or moderate in amount, extent, etc.: a modest increase in salary.

    Examples:

    "volumes can be modest at shares."

    "turnovers can be modest at pesos."

    "volumes can be modest at lots."

    "exports can be modest at tonnes."

    "volumes can be modest at things."

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