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modest adj.

1 not having a high opinion of your own abilities

VERBS be, look, seem

ADV. extremely, very | quite | genuinely | falsely She would be falsely modest not to acknowledge that she had come a very long way since those early days.

PREP. about He is modest about his achievements.

2 not very large, expensive, important, etc.

VERBS be, seem Our requirements seem fairly modest.

ADV. extremely, very | comparatively, fairly, pretty, quite, rather, relatively | apparently | admittedly He is looking to improve on his admittedly modest achievements so far. | surprisingly