Adjective "Modest" Definition and Examples




    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.


    "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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