Synonyms of modesty in English:

modesty


See definition of modesty

noun

1‘Hannah's innate modesty cloaks many talents’

SYNONYMS

self-effacement, humility, lack of vanity, lack of pretension, unpretentiousness

shyness, bashfulness, self-consciousness, reserve, reticence, timidity, meekness

ANTONYMS

boastfulness

2‘Gandhi's political tactics obscured the modesty of his political aspirations’

SYNONYMS

limited scope, moderation, fairness, acceptability, smallness

ANTONYMS

grandeur

3‘it is appropriate to contrast the modesty of his home with those of more affluent politicians’

SYNONYMS

unpretentiousness, simplicity, plainness, lack of pretension, inexpensiveness, lack of extravagance

ANTONYMS

grandeur

4‘they jeered at her maidenly modesty’

SYNONYMS

decorum, decorousness, decency, seemliness, demureness, sobriety, severity

coyness, propriety, discreetness, delicacy, chasteness, virtue

ANTONYMS

immodesty, flamboyance