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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
aloofness, altruism, backwardness, bashfulness, blankness, boggle, boggling, chilliness, coldness, commitment, compunction, consecration, constraint, coolness, decency, decorousness, decorum, dedication, delicacy, demur, demurral, detachment, devotion, diffidence, discreetness, discretion, disinterest, disinterestedness, distance, dullness, elegance, expressionlessness, fairishness, falter, faltering, frigidity, frostiness, guardedness, hesitance, hesitancy, hesitation, homeliness, humbleness, humility, iciness, impassiveness, impassivity, impersonality, inaccessibility, indifference, ingloriousness, innocuousness, introversion, lackluster, lowlihood, lowliness, meanness, mediocreness, mediocrity, meekness, middlingness, moderateness, modestness, objection, passableness, pause, plainness, poorness, propriety, protest, pudency, pudicity, qualm, qualm of conscience, qualmishness, recoil, remoteness, repression, reserve, reservedness, respectability, restraint, reticence, reticency, retirement, sacrifice, scruple, scrupulosity, scrupulousness, seemliness, self-abasement, self-abnegation, self-denial, self-devotion, self-effacement, self-forgetfulness, self-immolation, self-neglect, self-neglectfulness, self-renouncement, self-sacrifice, self-subjection, selflessness, shame, shrinking, shyness, simpleness, smallness, standoffishness, stickling, subduedness, submissiveness, suppression, teachableness, tediousness, tolerableness, unacquisitiveness, unaffability, unapproachability, uncongeniality, undemonstrativeness, unexpansiveness, unimportance, unpossessiveness, unpretentiousness, unselfishness, withdrawal, withdrawnness
Dictionary Results for modesty:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
modesty
    n 1: freedom from vanity or conceit [syn: modesty,
         modestness] [ant: immodesty]
    2: formality and propriety of manner [syn: modesty, reserve]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Modesty \Mod"es*ty\, n. [L. modestia: cf. F. modestie. See
   Modest.]
   1. The quality or state of being modest; that lowly temper
      which accompanies a moderate estimate of one's own worth
      and importance; absence of self-assertion, arrogance, and
      presumption; humility respecting one's own merit.
      [1913 Webster]

   2. Natural delicacy or shame regarding personal charms and
      the sexual relation; purity of thought and manners; due
      regard for propriety in speech or action.
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            Her blush is guiltiness, not modesty. --Shak.
      [1913 Webster]

   Modesty piece, a narrow piece of lace worn by women over
      the bosom. [Obs.] --Addison.
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   Syn: Bashfulness; humility; diffidence; shyness. See
        Bashfulness, and Humility.
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