简明英汉词典

modest
[5mCdist]
adj.
谦虚的, 谦让的, 适度的

美国传统词典[双解]

modest
mod.est
AHD:[m?d“1st]
D.J.[6m%dist]
K.K.[6m$d!st]
adj.(形容词)

(1)

Having or showing a moderate estimation of one's own talents, abilities, and value.
谨慎的:有或显示出一种对于自己的才华,能力或价值的适当的估计的

(2)

Having or proceeding from a disinclination to call attention to oneself; retiring or diffident.See Synonyms at shy 1
羞怯的:有或出自不愿引起别人对自己注意的;避世的或缺乏自信的参见 shy1

(3)

Observing conventional proprieties in speech, behavior, or dress.
端庄的,正派的:在讲话、行为或服装上遵守传统礼仪的

(4)

Free from showiness or ostentation; unpretentious.See Synonyms at plain
谦虚的:不炫耀或卖弄的;不自命不凡的参见 plain

(5)

Moderate or limited in size, quantity, or range; not extreme:
适度的:在尺寸,数量或范围上适度的或有限的;不极端的:
a modest price; a newspaper with a modest circulation.
适中的价格,订阅量不大的报纸

语源
Latin modestus * see med-
拉丁语 modestus *参见 med-

继承用法

modestly
adv.(副词)

现代英汉词典

modest
[5mRdIst]
adj.

(1)

谦虚的;谦让的
She is very modest about the prizes she has won.
她对自己得奖非常谦虚。
She's very modest about her success.
她对自己的成就很谦虚。

(2)

不多的; 不大的;价值不高的
There has been a modest decrease in house prices this year.
房价今年略有下降。

(3)

端庄的

现代英汉综合大辞典

modest
[5mCdist]
adj.

(1)

谨慎的, 谦虚的; 谦让的; 羞怯的; (尤指妇女) 优雅的; 端庄的; 庄重的; 贞节的

(2)

适度的, 适中的

(3)

(对要求等)有节制的, 稳当的

(4)

朴素的, 朴实的; 普通的
a modest wish
不大的希望
a modest hotel
普通旅馆
modest capacity memory [storage]
小容量存储器

继承用法

modestly
adv.

参考词汇
modest     humble     lowly    
意思都含“谦逊的”。

(1)

modest系常用词, 指“谦逊的”、“谦虚的”, 如:
He is modest about his merit.
他对自己的优点很谦虚。

(2)

humble 指“谦恭的”、“卑下的”, 如:
a humble attitude
谦恭的态度。

(3)

lowly 为文雅用语, 指“谦卑的”、“谦逊的”, 如:
The saint had a lowly heart.
圣人有谦诚之心。
arrogant     conceited     overbearing    

用法词典

modest
(mod 模型,modest 为放在一个模型里的,引伸为有节制的,谦虚的)

英文相关词典

modest
bashful    humble    plain    quiet    shy    simple    unpretentious    arrogant    immodest    

美国传统词典

modest
mod.est
AHD:[m?d“1st]
D.J.[6m%dist]
K.K.[6m$d!st]
adj.

(1)

Having or showing a moderate estimation of one's own talents, abilities, and value.

(2)

Having or proceeding from a disinclination to call attention to oneself; retiring or diffident.See Synonyms at shy 1

(3)

Observing conventional proprieties in speech, behavior, or dress.

(4)

Free from showiness or ostentation; unpretentious.See Synonyms at plain

(5)

Moderate or limited in size, quantity, or range; not extreme:
a modest price; a newspaper with a modest circulation.

语源
Latin modestus * see med-

继承用法

modestly
adv.

英汉化学大词典

modest
adj.普通的,合适的,谨慎的

英汉计算机大词典

modest
adj.普通的(合适的,谨慎的)

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