Having or expressing feelings of humility
Not forward but reticent or reserved in manner
Morally beyond reproach, especially in sexual conduct
Not lewd or obscene
Not elaborate or showy, as in appearance or style
Not excessive or extreme in amount, degree, or force
Suited to or within the means of ordinary people
She collected a handful of the material in modest protest.
Be it as it may, both seem happy as pigeons in a bird bath with their modest lives.
Mia found it challenging to find a prom dress that met her modest standards.
Even on this holiday, one of the busiest days of the year, traffic remained modest by urban standards.
Slipping into a modest two-piece swimsuit with a skirted bottom, she grabbed a towel and headed out at a brisk walk for the beach.