Immodest Im*mod"est, a. [F. immodeste, L. immodestus immoderate; pref. im- not + modestus modest. See {Modest}.] 1. Not limited to due bounds; immoderate. [1913 Webster]

2. Not modest; wanting in the reserve or restraint which decorum and decency require; indecent; indelicate; obscene; lewd; as, immodest persons, behavior, words, pictures, etc. [1913 Webster]

Immodest deeds you hinder to be wrought, But we proscribe the least immodest thought. --Dryden.

Syn: Indecorous; indelicate; shameless; shameful; impudent; indecent; impure; unchaste; lewd; obscene. [1913 Webster]

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