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Definition of modesty:

  1. Natural delicacy or shame regarding personal charms and the sexual relation; purity of thought and manners; due regard for propriety in speech or action.
  2. The quality or state of being modest; that lowly temper which accompanies a moderate estimate of one's own worth and importance; absence of self- assertion, arrogance, and presumption; humility respecting one's own merit.


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