modesty noun

ADJ. characteristic, natural, typical | false | becoming She accepted their congratulations with becoming modesty.

VERB + MODESTY display, show

MODESTY + VERB forbid sb Modesty forbade me from mentioning that my novel had been published.

PREP. with ~ She spoke with characteristic modesty. | ~ about his modesty about his achievements

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