modest

MODÉST, -Ă, modeşti, -ste, adj. 1. Care este lipsit de îngâmfare; p. ext. moderat, cumpătat în purtare, în pretenţii. 2. De proporţii mici; de valoare sau de importanţă redusă; lipsit de strălucire. – Din lat. modestus, fr. modeste, it. modesto.
Trimis de RACAI, 28.02.2009. Sursa: DEX '98

Modest ≠ arogant, fudul, încrezut, infatuat, înfumurat, îngâmfat, lăudăros, mândru, orgolios, trufaş, vanitos, prezumţios, semeţ
Trimis de siveco, 03.08.2004. Sursa: Antonime

MODÉST adj. 1. (Ban.) smirom, (înv.) smerit. (Era un om extrem de modest.) 2. simplu, umil, (înv. şi pop.) prost, (înv.) prostatic. (De condiţie modest.) 3. v. neînsemnat. 4. v. nepretenţios. 5. v. mediocru. 6. sărac, sărăcăcios, simplu. (O nuntă modest.) 7. (fig.) timid. (Un început modest.)
Trimis de siveco, 01.12.2007. Sursa: Sinonime

modést adj. m., pl. modéşti; f. sg. modéstă, pl. modéste
Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic

MODÉ//ST modeststă (modestşti, modestste) 1) (despre persoane) Care manifestă o atitudine rezervată faţă de propriile merite; lipsit de îngâmfare. 2) Care are o atitudine simplă; lipsit de pretenţii. 3) Care este simplu şi fără fast. 4) Care este de valoare mică; cu valoare redusă. Contribuţie modeststă. Salariu modest. /<lat. modestus, fr. modeste, it. modesto
Trimis de siveco, 22.08.2004. Sursa: NODEX

MODÉST, -Ă adj. Stăpânit de modestie, plin de modestie; lipsit de îngâmfare; (p. ext.) nepretenţios, simplu, decent, cumpătat, neimportant. [cf. fr. modeste, it. modesto, lat. modestus].
Trimis de LauraGellner, 09.11.2006. Sursa: DN

MODÉST, -Ă adj. 1. lipsit de îngâmfare; nepretenţios. 2. mic; lipsit de importanţă sau de strălucire. (< lat. modestus, fr. modeste, it. modesto)
Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN

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