What does the word immodest mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Immodestly.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Wanting in modesty.

Usage examples for immodest

  1. He regulated the walks, feasts, and mourning of the women, and took away everything that was either unbecoming or immodest; when they walked abroad, no more than three articles of dress were allowed them; an obol's worth of meat and drink; and no basket above a cubit high; and at night they were not to go about unless in a chariot with a torch before them. – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh
  2. But he orders them not even to speak to a woman, and wishes them not to bathe, as being an immodest act. – History Of Egypt From 330 B.C. To The Present Time, Volume 11 (of 12) by S. Rappoport