Overmodest O"ver*mod"est, a. Modest to excess; bashful. -- {O"ver*mod"est*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • overmodestly — adv. in an overly modest manner; in an excessively prudish manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • overmodest — adj.; overmodestly, adv. * * * …   Universalium

  • overmodest — adjective affectedly modest or shy especially in a playful or provocative way • Syn: ↑coy, ↑demure • Similar to: ↑modest • Derivationally related forms: ↑demureness (for: ↑demure …   Useful english dictionary

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