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modesty

US [ˈmɑdəsti]
UK [ˈmɒdɪsti]
  • n.谦虚;谦逊;庄重;朴素
  • Web羞怯;端庄;虚心
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n.
1.
谦虚;谦逊the fact of not talking much about your abilities or possessions
He accepted the award with characteristic modesty.
他以他一贯的谦逊态度接受了奖项。
I hate false(= pretended) modesty.
我讨厌虚伪的谦逊。
2.
庄重;朴素;贤淑the action of behaving or dressing so that you do not show your body or attract sexual attention
3.
不突出;有限the state of being not very large, expensive, important, etc.
They tried to disguise the modesty of their achievements.
他们不想让人知道自己取得的那一点成绩。

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