IMMOD'EST, adjective [Latin immodestus; in and modestus, modest. See the latter.]
1. Literally, not limited to due bounds. Hence, in a general sense, immoderate; exorbitant, unreasonable; arrogant.
2. Appropriately, wanting in the reserve or restraint which decency requires; wanting in decency and delicacy. It is immodest in decency and delicacy. It is immodest to treat superiors with the familiarity that is customary among equals.
3. Wanting in chastity; unchaste; lewd; as an immodest female.
4. Impure; indelicate; as an immodest thought.
5. Obscene; as an immodest word.