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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR IMMODESTY

Their scantiness of raiment, it is pleaded in their behalf, is due in no sense to immodesty.

In spite of this paucity of clothing, there was not the least immodesty in their bearing.

Perhaps it is this immodesty on its part that prevents your liking it.

Is there any relation between the nude in art and immodesty?

The immodesty of the thing appalled her, but the desire remained.

As to the child herself, there was not a suspicion of immodesty about her.

Immodesty, mark this well, advances neither in this nor that world.

They forget that drapery about the perfect was suggested by immodesty.

And so it comes to this: immodesty is a part of the stock in trade of the play-house.

Twas not immodesty which caused me to make this appeal, but a dire need.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, from Latin immodestia "intemperate conduct," from immodestus (see immodest).

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