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immodest

If you're immodest, you tend to brag about your abilities — you're not at all humble. It would be immodest to boast about your experience making movies, especially if all you've actually done is take videos of your dog in the back yard.

There are two ways to be immodest: the first is to gloat and show off, essentially being the very opposite of modest. The other way is to lack good taste and restraint. Years ago, it would have been considered immodest to wear a bikini to the beach — while today, it's only immodest if you wear one to school or a restaurant. The "arrogant" meaning came before the "improper" one, both from the Latin modestia, "moderation," and "correctness of conduct."

Definitions of immodest
  1. adjective
    having or showing an exaggerated opinion of your importance, ability, etc
    “brash immodest boasting”
    Synonyms:
    domineering
    tending to domineer
    important
    having or suggesting a consciousness of high position
    overweening, uppity
    presumptuously arrogant
    proud
    feeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth; or being a reason for pride
    disrespectful
    exhibiting lack of respect; rude and discourteous
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    Antonyms:
    modest
    marked by simplicity; having a humble opinion of yourself
    retiring, unassuming
    not arrogant or presuming
    humble
    marked by meekness or modesty; not arrogant or prideful
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  2. adjective
    offending against standards of propriety and good taste in conduct or appearance
    Synonyms:
    indecent
    offensive to good taste especially in sexual matters
    indecent
    offending against sexual mores in conduct or appearance
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    Antonyms:
    modest
    not offensive to sexual mores in conduct or appearance
    decent
    conforming to conventions of sexual behavior
    coy, demure, overmodest
    affectedly modest or shy especially in a playful or provocative way
    decent
    observing conventional sexual mores in speech or behavior or dress
    decent
    decently clothed
    shamefaced
    extremely modest or shy
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