Antonyms of adj modest

7 senses of modest

Sense 1
modest (vs. immodest) -- (marked by simplicity; having a humble opinion of yourself; "a modest apartment"; "too modest to wear his medals")

immodest (vs. modest) -- (having or showing an exaggerated opinion of your importance, ability, etc; "brash immodest boasting")
        => important -- (having or suggesting a consciousness of high position; "recited the decree with an important air"; "took long important strides in the direction of his office")
        => overweening, uppity -- (presumptuously arrogant; "had a witty but overweening manner"; "no idea how overweening he would be"- S.V.Benet; "getting a little uppity and needed to be slapped down"- NY Times)

Sense 2
modest, small -- (not large but sufficient in size or amount; "a modest salary"; "modest inflation"; "helped in my own small way")

INDIRECT (VIA moderate) -> immoderate -- (beyond reasonable limits; "immoderate laughter"; "immoderate spending")

Sense 3
modest -- (free from pomp or affectation; "comfortable but modest cottages"; "a simple rectangular brick building"; "a simple man with simple tastes")

INDIRECT (VIA unpretentious) -> pretentious -- (making claim to or creating an appearance of (often undeserved) importance or distinction; "a pretentious country house"; "a pretentious fraud"; "a pretentious scholarly edition")

Sense 4
modest (vs. immodest) -- (not offensive to sexual mores in conduct or appearance)

immodest (vs. modest) -- (offending against sexual mores in conduct or appearance)
        => indecent -- (offending against sexual mores in conduct or appearance; "a bathing suit considered indecent by local standards")

Sense 5
humble, low, lowly, modest, small -- (low or inferior in station or quality; "a humble cottage"; "a lowly parish priest"; "a modest man of the people"; "small beginnings")

INDIRECT (VIA inferior) -> superior -- (of or characteristic of high rank or importance; "a superior ruler")

Sense 6
meek, mild, modest -- (humble in spirit or manner; suggesting retiring mildness or even cowed submissiveness; "meek and self-effacing")

INDIRECT (VIA humble) -> proud -- (feeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth; or being a reason for pride; "proud parents"; "proud of his accomplishments"; "a proud moment"; "proud to serve his country"; "a proud name"; "proud princes")

Sense 7
minor, modest, small, small-scale, pocket-size, pocket-sized -- (limited in size or scope; "a small business"; "a newspaper with a modest circulation"; "small-scale plans"; "a pocket-size country")

INDIRECT (VIA limited) -> unlimited, limitless -- (having no limits in range or scope; "to start with a theory of unlimited freedom is to end up with unlimited despotism"- Philip Rahv; "the limitless reaches of outer space")

Similarity of adj modest

7 senses of modest

Sense 1
modest (vs. immodest) -- (marked by simplicity; having a humble opinion of yourself; "a modest apartment"; "too modest to wear his medals")
       => retiring, unassuming -- (not arrogant or presuming; "unassuming to a fault, skeptical about the value of his work"; "a shy retiring girl")
          Also See-> humble#2

Sense 2
modest, small -- (not large but sufficient in size or amount; "a modest salary"; "modest inflation"; "helped in my own small way")
       => moderate (vs. immoderate) -- (being within reasonable or average limits; not excessive or extreme; "moderate prices"; "a moderate income"; "a moderate fine"; "moderate demands"; "a moderate estimate"; "a moderate eater"; "moderate success"; "a kitchen of moderate size"; "the X-ray showed moderate enlargement of the heart")

Sense 3
modest -- (free from pomp or affectation; "comfortable but modest cottages"; "a simple rectangular brick building"; "a simple man with simple tastes")
       => unpretentious (vs. pretentious) -- (lacking pretension or affectation; "an unpretentious country church"; "her quiet unpretentious demeanor")

Sense 4
modest (vs. immodest) -- (not offensive to sexual mores in conduct or appearance)
       => coy, demure, overmodest -- (affectedly modest or shy especially in a playful or provocative way)
       => decent -- (observing conventional sexual mores in speech or behavior or dress; "a modest neckline in her dress"; "though one of her shoulder straps had slipped down, she was perfectly decent by current standards")
       => decent -- (decently clothed; "are you decent?")
       => shamefaced -- (extremely modest or shy; "cheerfully bearing reproaches but shamefaced at praise"- H.O.Taylor)
          Also See-> decent#3

Sense 5
humble, low, lowly, modest, small -- (low or inferior in station or quality; "a humble cottage"; "a lowly parish priest"; "a modest man of the people"; "small beginnings")
       => inferior (vs. superior) -- (of or characteristic of low rank or importance)

Sense 6
meek, mild, modest -- (humble in spirit or manner; suggesting retiring mildness or even cowed submissiveness; "meek and self-effacing")
       => humble (vs. proud) -- (marked by meekness or modesty; not arrogant or prideful; "a humble apology"; "essentially humble...and self-effacing, he achieved the highest formal honors and distinctions"- B.K.Malinowski)

Sense 7
minor, modest, small, small-scale, pocket-size, pocket-sized -- (limited in size or scope; "a small business"; "a newspaper with a modest circulation"; "small-scale plans"; "a pocket-size country")
       => limited (vs. unlimited) -- (small in range or scope; "limited war"; "a limited success"; "a limited circle of friends")

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