ETYM French modeste, Latin modestus, from modus measure. Related to Mode.
1. Free from ostentation or pretension; SYN. restrained, unostentatious.
2. Free from pomp or affectation; SYN. plain, simple.
3. Marked by simplicity; having a humble opinion of oneself.
4. Not large but sufficient in size or amount; SYN. small.
5. Not offensive to sexual mores in conduct or appearance.