Modesty in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Modesty

being reserved in behavior or clothing

Examples of Modesty in a sentence

Because of her modesty, the young woman was uncomfortable wearing a bathing suit in public.  🔊

Having been taught both modesty and good manners, the polite princess was never one to draw attention to herself or behave in an unladylike way.  🔊

Church parishioners were asked to dress with modesty and not don anything too revealing.  🔊

Many religions emphasize modesty and being reserved in appearance.  🔊

Always a proponent of modesty, the nursing mother always covered herself while breastfeeding her newborn.  🔊

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