noun see immodest

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  • Immodesty — Im*mod es*ty, n. [L. immodestia: cf. F. immodestie.] Lack of modesty, delicacy, or decent reserve; indecency. A piece of immodesty. Pope. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • immodesty — index obscenity, pride Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • immodesty — (n.) 1590s, from L. immodestia intemperate conduct, from immodestus (see IMMODEST (Cf. immodest)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • immodesty — immodest ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not humble, decent, or decorous. DERIVATIVES immodestly adverb immodesty noun …   English terms dictionary

  • immodesty — See immodestly. * * * …   Universalium

  • immodesty — noun a) the state of being immodest b) a lack of modesty …   Wiktionary

  • immodesty — Synonyms and related words: aggressive self confidence, boldness, brazenness, bumptiousness, chestiness, cockiness, conceit, conceitedness, exhibitionism, flagrancy, forwardness, impudicity, notoriousness, obtrusiveness, perkiness, pertness, self …   Moby Thesaurus

  • immodesty — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. boldness, forwardness, conceit, indecency; see indecency 2 , pride 1 , rudeness …   English dictionary for students

  • immodesty — im mod·es·ty || ɪ mÉ‘dɪstɪ n. lack of modesty, indecency, shamelessness; impudence, arrogance, boastfulness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • immodesty — n. 1. Indelicacy, indecorum, grossness, coarseness, shamelessness, impudicity. 2. Boldness, forwardness, brass, impudence, want of proper reserve, impudicity. 3. Impurity, obscenity, lewdness, unchastity, smuttiness, indecency, impudicity …   New dictionary of synonyms

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