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Immodesty in the minds of many people definitely connotes that which pleases the eyes and the senses.
LOLA MONTEZEDMUND B. D'AUVERGNE
Chateau of Beaurepaire—nest of treason, ingratitude, and immodesty—I loathe you as much as once I loved you.
WHITE LIESCHARLES READE
The Priscillianists were accused, like the Manichans, of obscene doctrines, of religious nakedness and immodesty.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 10 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
The school of the Rabbi Shammai said, "A man must not repudiate his wife unless he find in her actual immodesty."
FOLKWAYSWILLIAM GRAHAM SUMNER
They would not bare the body below the waist and were shocked at his immodesty because he was not so scrupulous.
FOLKWAYSWILLIAM GRAHAM SUMNER
Mother had accused her of immodesty: riding astride and wearing those scandalous pepper-and-salts and showing her legs.
MISSYDANA GATLIN
To soften its immodesty still further, Marie threw a gauze scarf over her shoulders, left bare and far too low by the red drapery.
THE CHOUANSHONORE DE BALZAC
Go to, go to, for shame; go to bed and sleep out this immodesty: thou shamest both my master and his house.
THE WORKS OF JOHN MARSTONJOHN MARSTON
She had made modesty the handmaiden of blatant immodesty, and the daring impudence of it all fairly stunned the painter.
THE EYES OF THE WORLDHAROLD BELL WRIGHT
May not a flush spring as naturally from shy reserve as from immodesty?
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCE, VOL. XII. NO. 31. OCTOBER, 1873.VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO IMMODESTY

  • barbarism
  • blunder
  • faux pas
  • gaffe
  • gaucherie
  • goof
  • immodesty
  • impudence
  • inappropriateness
  • incongruity
  • incorrectness
  • indecency
  • indecorum
  • inelegance
  • rudeness
  • slip
  • solecism
  • unbecomingness
  • unfitness
  • unseemliness
  • unsuitability
  • unsuitableness
  • vulgarism
  • vulgarity
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