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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The quality or state of being modest; that lowly temper which accompanies a moderate estimate of one's own worth and importance; absence of self-assertion, arrogance, and presumption; humility respecting one's own merit.

2. (n.) Natural delicacy or shame regarding personal charms and the sexual relation; purity of thought and manners; due regard for propriety in speech or action.

127. aidos -- a sense of shame
... a sense of shame. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: aidos Phonetic
Spelling: (ahee-doce') Short Definition: shame, modesty Definition: shame ...
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5012. tapeinophrosune -- lowliness of mind, humility
... Feminine Transliteration: tapeinophrosune Phonetic Spelling: (tap-i-nof-ros-oo'-
nay) Short Definition: humility Definition: humility, lowliness of mind, modesty ...
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Strong's Hebrew
6038. anavah -- humility
... gentleness, humility, meekness. From anav; condescension, human and subjective
(modesty), or divine and objective (clemency) -- gentleness, humility, meekness. ...
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On Modesty
On Modesty. <. On Modesty Tertullian. Translated by Rev. S. Thelwall Table
of Contents. Title Page. Chapter I. Modesty, the flower of manners. ...
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Whether Modesty is a Part of Temperance?
... OF MODESTY (TWO ARTICLES) Whether modesty is a part of temperance? Objection
1: It would seem that modesty is not a part of temperance. ...
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Of Modesty (Two Articles)
... OF MODESTY (TWO ARTICLES). We must now consider modesty: and (1) Modesty in general;
(2) Each of its species. ... (1) Whether modesty is a part of temperance? ...
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Whether Modesty is Only About Outward Actions?
... OF MODESTY (TWO ARTICLES) Whether modesty is only about outward actions? Objection
1: It would seem that modesty is only about outward actions. ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether modesty is only about.htm

Whether Humility is a Part of Modesty or Temperance?
... OF HUMILITY (SIX ARTICLES) Whether humility is a part of modesty or temperance? ...
Therefore apparently humility is not a part of temperance or modesty. ...
/...// theologica/whether humility is a part.htm

Introduction. Modesty to be Observed not Only in Its Essence, but ...
... Book II. Chapter I."Introduction. Modesty to Be Observed Not Only in Its
Essence, But in Its Accessories. Handmaids of the living ...
/.../tertullian/on the apparel of women/chapter i introduction modesty to be.htm

On the Different Functions of Modesty. ...
... On the different functions of modesty.? On the different functions of modesty. ... 67.
Lovely, then, is the virtue of modesty, and sweet is its grace! ...
/.../ambrose/works and letters of st ambrose/chapter xviii on the different.htm

Of Modesty as Consisting in the Outward Movements of the Body ...
We must next consider modesty as consisting in the ...
/.../ theologica/of modesty as consisting in.htm

A Confession of the Modesty which Made us Ashamed to Reveal Our ...
... II. Second Conference of Abbot Moses. Chapter XII. A confession of the modesty
which made us ashamed to reveal our thoughts to the elders. ...
/.../cassian/the works of john cassian /chapter xii a confession of.htm

Of Modesty in the Outward Apparel (Two Articles)
... OF MODESTY IN THE OUTWARD APPAREL (TWO ARTICLES). We must now consider modesty
as connected with the outward apparel, and under this ...
// theologica/of modesty in the outward.htm

Modesty (4 Occurrences)
... Multi-Version Concordance Modesty (4 Occurrences). ... 1 Timothy 5:2 the elder women
too as mothers, and the younger women as sisters, with perfect modesty. (WEY). ...
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Decency (1 Occurrence)
... of form in social intercourse, in actions, or in discourse; proper formality; becoming
ceremony; seemliness; hence, freedom from obscenity or indecorum; modesty...
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Modestly (2 Occurrences)
... 1 Timothy 2:9 in like manner also the women, in becoming apparel, with modesty and
sobriety to adorn themselves, not in braided hair, or gold, or pearls, or ...
/m/modestly.htm - 7k

Blush (16 Occurrences)
... 1. (vi) To become suffused with red in the cheeks, as from a sense of shame, modesty,
or confusion; to become red from such cause, as the cheeks or face. ...
/b/blush.htm - 11k

Shame (412 Occurrences)
... by a consciousness of guilt or impropriety, or of having done something which injures
reputation, or of the exposure of that which nature or modesty prompts us ...
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Shameless (2 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (a.) Destitute of shame; wanting modesty;
brazen-faced; insensible to disgrace. 2. (a.) Indicating ...
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Virgin (62 Occurrences)
... 6. (a.) Being a virgin; chaste; of or pertaining to a virgin; becoming a virgin;
maidenly; modest; indicating modesty; as, a virgin blush. ...
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Indecency (2 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) The quality or state of being indecent;
want of decency, modesty, or good manners; obscenity. ...
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Indecent (3 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (a.) Not decent; unfit to be seen or heard; offensive
to modesty and delicacy; as, indecent language. Multi-Version Concordance ...
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Modesty: Dictionary and Thesaurus |

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Modesty (4 Occurrences)

1 Corinthians 12:23
Those parts of the body which we think to be less honorable, on those we bestow more abundant honor; and our unpresentable parts have more abundant propriety;

1 Timothy 2:9
In the same way, that women also adorn themselves in decent clothing, with modesty and propriety; not just with braided hair, gold, pearls, or expensive clothing;

1 Timothy 2:15
but she will be saved through her childbearing, if they continue in faith, love, and sanctification with sobriety.
(See RSV)

1 Timothy 5:2
the elder women too as mothers, and the younger women as sisters, with perfect modesty.



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