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reticent adj. zurückhaltend
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Modesty - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia a.new,#quickbar a.new{color:#ba0000} /* cache key: enwiki:resourceloader:filter:minify-css:5:f2a9127573a22335c2a9102b208c73e7 */ Modesty From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Redirected from Reticent) Jump to: , For other uses, see Modest (disambiguation). Man and woman in swimsuits, ca. 1910; she is exiting a bathing machine Recreation on a California beach in the first decade of the 20th century Standards of modesty (also called demureness or reticence) are aspects of the culture of a country or people, at a given point in time, and is a measure against which an individual in society may be judged. Modesty may be expressed in social interaction by communicating in a way exhibiting humility, shyness, or simplicity. The general elements of modesty include: Downplaying one's accomplishments (see humility) Behavior, manner, or appearance intended to avoid impropriety or indecency Avoiding insincere self-abasement through false or sham modesty, which is a form of boasting. A second expression of modesty, isolated from communication and human interface, focuses more on internal perception of superiority and may be expressed in the following ways: through work ethic, motivation for self improvement, and tolerance of others. Physical modesty dominates the social stage. Fashions and fads at times test the limits of... mehr

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