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modest

US [ˈmɑdəst]
UK [ˈmɒdɪst]
  • adj.些许的;不太大(或太贵、太重要等)的;谦虚的;谦逊的
  • Web适度的;谦虚道;有节制的
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adj.
1.
些许的;不太大(或太贵、太重要等)的not very large, expensive, important, etc.
modest improvements/reforms
不太显著的改进╱改革
He charged a relatively modest fee.
他收取的费用不算高。
a modest little house
简朴的小房子
The research was carried out on a modest scale.
这个研究项目开展的规模不算太大。
2.
谦虚的;谦逊的not talking much about your own abilities or possessions
She's very modest about her success.
她对自己的成功非常谦虚。
You're too modest!
你太谦虚了!
3.
庄重的;朴素的;不性感的shy about showing much of the body; not intended to attract attention, especially in a sexual way
a modest dress
端庄的连衣裙

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