What is another word for immodesty?

Pronunciation: [ɪmˈɒdəsti] (IPA)

Immodesty refers to behaviour or actions that are considered indecent or offensive. There are several synonyms for immodesty, including brazenness, shamelessness, indecency, impudence, and impropriety. Brazenness is used to describe an insolent or bold way of doing things without any shame or guilt. Shamelessness is the state of lacking modesty or the capacity to feel shameful. Indecency denotes any behaviour or action that is considered inappropriate or offensive. Impudence is an act of rudeness that shows a lack of respect for others. Lastly, impropriety is the state of being improper, not conforming to moral or social standards.

Synonyms for Immodesty:

What are the hypernyms for Immodesty?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Immodesty?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for immodesty (as nouns)

What are the opposite words for immodesty?

Immodesty is defined as the act of being indecent or shameless. Contrary to it, modesty connotes humility, propriety, and decency. Some antonyms for immodesty are decency, modesty, virtue, propriety, decorum, morality, purity, and chastity. Decency is the characteristic of being socially acceptable, whereas modesty is a behavior of keeping oneself in check in terms of sexual conduct. Virtue assumes adherence to moral ethics and standards. Propriety and decorum mean appropriate behavior in different situations. Morality is a system of ethical laws, and purity denotes absence of sexual impurities. Chastity, on the other hand, refers to the act of staying abstinent or avoiding extramarital sex.

What are the antonyms for Immodesty?

Usage examples for Immodesty

Many of the performers are of a marked and weird style of beauty, and such are pretty sure to wear jewelry of an intrinsic value far beyond the reach of honest industry,-which forms a glaring tell-tale of their immodesty.
"Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia"
Maturin M. Ballou
Of course I couldn't listen to this nonsense and immodesty and worse.
"The Debit Account"
Oliver Onions
immodesty, Mrs. Markham called it, with sundry reflections upon the time when she was young, and what young married women did then.
"Ethelyn's Mistake"
Mary Jane Holmes

Famous quotes with Immodesty

  • Structures of lines, surfaces, forms, colours. They try to approach the eternal, the inexpressible above men. They are a denial of human egotism. They are the hatred of human immodesty, the hatred of images, of paintings.. .Wisdom [is] the feeling for the coming reality, the mystical, the definite indefinite, the greatest definite.
    Jean Arp
  • We renounce all your spectacles, as strongly as we renounce the matters originating them, which we know were conceived of superstition, when we give up the very things which are the basis of their representations. Among us nothing is ever said, or seen, or heard, which has anything in common with the madness of the circus, the immodesty of the theatre, the atrocities of the arena, the useless exercises of the wrestling-ground.

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