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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR IMMODESTLY

Immodest, however, is the night-watchman; immodestly he carrieth his horn.

One favorable would be puny, futile, immodestly patronizing.

You who were present saw how impudently she made eyes at all the young and how immodestly she flaunted her charms.

It could not be the practice of European women to bare themselves so immodestly before men.

These wretched people are immodestly clothed, and they perform immodest or very tough dances.

We should say it is immodestly painted; the picture and not the subject, obtrudes.

There are some shapely limbs generously and immodestly shown in connection with this invitation.

WORD ORIGIN

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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