Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Wanting in modesty.

Part of speech: adjective


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Usage examples "immodest":

  1. I hated myself, I hated with all my heart the girls who had prompted me to such immodest conduct. - "The Promised Land", Mary Antin.
  2. 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", Clough, Arthur Hugh.
  3. 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)", S. Rappoport.