Spanish translation of 'modesty'
- (= humbleness)
⇒ in all modesty, I think I could do the job better
modestamente or con toda modestia, creo yo que podría hacer mejor el trabajo
⇒ I can't tell you, modesty forbids
no puedo decírtelo, pecaría de poco modesto
see also false (sense 3)
- (= propriety)
Example Sentences Including 'modesty'
Not that the modesty of their requirements had subsequently spared them from death.EVERVILLE (2001)
In modesty Vangelis slightly ducked his head, like a buffalo menacing.Coup d'Etat
He overbalanced and fell head first, his towel flying and his modesty shattered.Goodbye Curate
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Translation of modesty from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary