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overmodest

See definition of overmodest on Dictionary.com
  • as inprim
  • as inprudish
  • as inbashful
  • as incoy

synonyms for overmodest

  • demure
  • correct
  • spruce
  • stickling
  • tidy
  • uncluttered
  • Victorian
  • blue-nose
  • ceremonial
  • ceremonious
  • choosy
  • cleanly
  • conventional
  • dapper
  • decorous
  • fastidious
  • formal
  • genteel
  • good
  • goody-goody
  • nice
  • nit-picking
  • orderly
  • polite
  • precise
  • priggish
  • prissy
  • proper
  • prudish
  • puritanical
  • rigid
  • shipshape
  • spic-and-span
  • stiff
  • straight
  • strait-laced
  • stuffy
  • upright
  • well-groomed
  • wooden
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antonyms for overmodest

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  • untidy
  • informal
  • rumpled
  • bold
  • aggressive
  • forward
  • unabashed
  • confident
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How to use overmodest in a sentence

Like many others 'clothed with a little brief authority' he was not overmodest in showing his importance.
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WORDS RELATED TO OVERMODEST

  • abashed
  • backward
  • blushful
  • blushing
  • chary
  • confused
  • constrained
  • coy
  • demure
  • diffident
  • embarrassed
  • humble
  • modest
  • nervous
  • overmodest
  • recoiling
  • reserved
  • reticent
  • retiring
  • self-conscious
  • self-effacing
  • shamefaced
  • sheepish
  • shrinking
  • silent
  • timid
  • timorous
  • unassertive
  • verecund
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.