- 美 [ˈmɑdəst]
- 1.a modest person does not like to talk about themselves, their achievements, or their abilities, even if they are successful
- 2.fairly small, especially when compared with other things of the same type; fairly good or successful, but not excellent; a modest building is not large or expensive
- 3.feeling shy or embarrassed about other people seeing your body; modest behavior or clothes are intended to avoid causing sexual feelings in other people, used mainly about women
- 1.谦虚的形容人性格的词汇 ... methodical 有方法的 modest 谦虚的； objective 客观的 ...2.适度的八年级下册英语单词_百度百科 ... 404 winner n. 获胜者 405 modest a. 谦虚的；适度的；端庄的 406 interested a. 感兴趣的 ...3.谦逊的高中英语新课程标准词汇表 ... modern a. 现代的 modest a. 谦虚的；谦逊的 moment n. 片刻，瞬间 ...4.谦虚道690个英语四级高频词汇 ... liquor n. 酒，烈性酒 496. modest a. 谦虚道 498. molecule n. 分子 499. ...5.有节制的复合式听写高频词汇_百度文库 ... miserable a. 痛苦的，悲惨的 modest a. 有节制的；谦虚的 motive n. 动机，目的 ...6.适中的星火考研词汇 - 豆丁网 ... minute a. 微小的 n.分钟;一会儿 modest a. 谦虚的;适中的 need vt. 需要;缺少,欠缺 ...
She listen'd with a flitting blush, With downcast eyes and modest grace; For well she knew I could not choose But gaze upon her face.
Back in her modest two-bedroom apartment, it is hard to imagine that Lou Jing and her mother are subjects of national scrutiny.
But for the first time, researchers were able to see that the risk of breast cancer begins to rise with even modest alcohol intake.
He says he never went hungry, but his parents made only a modest living selling merchandise door-to-door, on instalment plans.
Indeed, except for imposing a few modest anti-dumping penalties, his trade policy is indistinguishable from that of President George W.
And I give it a modest mass so that the mass of the car is not going to be too high 200 kilograms.
It has never been the boast of a modest person that he alone could accomplish such a hard task.
Barzini: We're grateful to Don Corleone for calling this meeting. We all know him as a man of his word, a modest man who listens to reason.
The Kansas City Fed president said some weak data had not shaken his basic forecast of a modest recovery this year.
and by the look of the house and the trim maid who opened the door I judged that it was a sum adequate to keep the widow in modest comfort.
He said he had only a modest role as director general of sports and parliamentary leader of the Falangist movement.
Modest by nature, she was no braggart, preferring to let her accomplishments speak for themselves.
XP has a few rules and a modest number of practices, all of which are easy to follow.
Economy is still expanding at a reasonably solid pace , and there is only expected to be a modest increase in US interest rates .
He also set himself up as a slaveholder on a modest estate he would build into a major cotton plantation, the Hermitage.
Indeed, some had been hoping for a modest decline in the first quarter to take some of the heat out of the market.
Zhou, who still produces a paper a month from his modest flat in Beijing, is cheered to see that pinyin is growing ever more useful.
As a student, you should be modest, and never look down upon your classmates who do not know as much as you do.
Mr Bloomberg, born in 1942 , grew up in a modest household in Medford, Massachusetts, the son of a book- keeper for a dairy company .
Once they work out the differences between them, Virgo man andPisces woman can be a great couple who are equally kind and modest.