Photographer Christopher Osborne on his latest photobook project…
“Modesty is the colour of virtue” is the subject of my upcoming photobook.
As expats in the Middle East, the structure of our lives is dominated by Islamic architecture. We live our lives modestly, privately and behind walls.
the fact of not talking much about your abilities or possessions
He accepted the award with characteristic modesty.
I hate false (= pretended) modesty.
the action of behaving or dressing so that you do not show your body or attract sexual attention
I wore a towel to preserve my modesty.
the state of being not very large, expensive, important, etc.
They tried to disguise the modesty of their achievements.
Oxford Learners Dictionary