immodest








adjective

  1. not modest in conduct, utterance, etc.; indecent; shameless.
  2. not modest in assertion or pretension; forward; impudent.

adjective

  1. indecent, esp with regard to sexual propriety; improper
  2. bold, impudent, or shameless
adj.

1560s, “arrogant, impudent, pretentious,” from Latin immodestus “unrestrained, excessive,” from assimilated form of in- “not, opposite of” (see in- (1)) + modestus (see modest). Meaning “indecent” is from 1580s. Related: immodestly.

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