翻译
  • 简明词典(词霸)
  • 柯林斯词典
  • 牛津词典
  • modest

    高中/CET4/CET6/考研/GRE/TOEFL/IELTS

    • [ˈmɒdɪst]
    • [ˈmɑːdɪst]

    释义

    • 常用
    • 高考讲解
    • adj.
      谦虚的,谦逊的; 适度的,适中的; 端庄的; 羞怯的;
  • 词态变化

    • 比较级: more modest;
    • 最高级: most modest;
    • 副词: modestly;
  • 实用场景例句

    • 全部
    • 谦虚的
    • 谦逊的
    • 适度的
    • 适中的
    • 端庄的
    • 羞怯的

    Though his background was modest, it was in no sense deprived.

    尽管他家境一般,但也并不算贫穷。

    ——柯林斯例句

    Others will tell you that she is modest to a fault, funny, clever and warm.

    别人会告诉你她有趣、聪明又热情,谦逊得过了头。

    ——柯林斯例句

    The wine towns encountered are, on the whole, quiet and modest.

    所到的酒镇总的来说都是宁静祥和的。

    ——柯林斯例句

    The result reflects a modest rightward shift in opinion.

    结果显示舆论出现一定程度的右倾。

    ——柯林斯例句

    He did his best this week to stonewall questions and to block even the most modest proposals.

    他这周竭力避免作出明确答复,甚至连一些最温和的建议都企图阻拦。

    ——柯林斯例句

    A series of arrows points the way to the modest grave of Andrei Sakharov.

    一连串的箭头指示着通往安德烈·萨哈罗夫的朴素的墓地的路。

    ——柯林斯例句

    Swiss unemployment rose to the still modest rate of 0.7%.

    瑞士的失业率上升到了0.7%,这个百分比仍然不算太高。

    ——柯林斯例句

    There has been a modest upturn in most parts of the industry.

    该行业的绝大部分领域都出现了一定程度的好转。

    ——柯林斯例句

    Even the relatively modest sum of £50,000 now seems beyond his reach.

    现在即使是相对来说并不算多的5万英镑对他来说也是遥不可及的。

    ——柯林斯例句

    Asian women are more modest and shy, yet they tend to have an inner force.

    亚洲女性表现得更为端庄腼腆,却往往外柔内刚。

    ——柯林斯例句

    Be modest when you are on the crest of the wave.

    在最得意的时候要谦虚.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    Be modest in learning , for complacency is the enemy of study.

    学习要虚心, 自满是敌人.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    Really great men are essentially modest.

    真正的伟人大都很谦虚.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    The price is very modest.

    价格是适中的.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    He is looking to improve on his admittedly modest achievements so far.

    迄今为止,他的成就的确不算大,他打算更进一步.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    He is a very modest person.

    他是位非常谦逊的人.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    Many people become conceited after only modest success.

    许多人在获得小小的成功后便变得自负起来.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    You can make progress only if you are modest.

    惟虚心乃能进步.

    ——《现代汉英综合大词典》

    Be modest and prudent, never lag behind!

    谦虚谨慎, 永不落后!

    ——《现代汉英综合大词典》

    He is modest in his behaviour.

    他态度谦逊.

    ——《现代汉英综合大词典》

    He is modest about his merit.

    他对自己的优点很谦虚.

    ——《现代英汉综合大词典》

    After making a few modest remarks he finally promised to do the work.

    他谦虚了一番,终于接受了这项工作.

    ——《现代汉英综合大词典》

    He had always been modest and prudent and remained so after he had become famous.

    他一直谦虚谨慎,成名之后仍然如此.

    ——《现代汉英综合大词典》

    Be modest, otherwise you will lag behind.

    要谦虚, 否则就要落后.

    ——《现代汉英综合大词典》

    Provided you are modest , you'll surely make progress.

    只要虚心, 就会进步.

    ——《现代汉英综合大词典》

    We should be modest and prudent, guard against arrogance and rashness, and serve the people heart and soul.

    我们应该谦虚谨慎, 戒骄戒躁, 全心全意为人民服务.

    ——《现代汉英综合大词典》

    You are being too modest.

    你过谦了.

    ——《现代汉英综合大词典》

    The modest receive benefit, while the conceited reap failure.

    谦受益, 满招损.

    ——《现代汉英综合大词典》

    He became conceited after only modest success.

    他在小有成就之后变得自负起来.

    ——《现代英汉综合大词典》

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  • 真题例句

    • 全部
    • 四级
    • 六级
    • 高考
    • 考研

    That means we need modest, realistic expectations, and we need to teach people to cook food that's good enough to share with family and friends.

    出自-2015年12月阅读原文

    A study by researchers at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Stanford University and Columbia University shows that even a modest decrease in daily salt intake (摄入) can lead to dramatic health benefits.

    出自-2013年6月阅读原文

    Futures markets, which show only a modest recovery of prices to around $60 a barrel by 2019, support this view.

    出自-2017年6月阅读原文

    Meanwhile, tax breaks for children are modest.

    出自-2013年12月阅读原文

    For example, modest joggers should not compare their performance with Olympic standard marathon(马拉松)runners.

    出自-2012年12月阅读原文

    The more learned a man is, the more modest be usually become.

    2015年高考英语陕西卷 单项填空 原文

    Politicians have repeatedly “backloaded” public-sector pay deals, keeping the pay increases modest but adding to holidays and especially pensions that are already generous.

    出自-2012年考研阅读原文

    On a five to three vote,the Supreme Court knocked out much of Arizona's immigration law Monday-a modest policy victory for the Obama Aministration.

    出自-2013年考研阅读原文

    The court would be recklessly modest if it followed California’s advice.

    出自-2015年考研阅读原文

    From then on his sketches ,which appeared under the pen name “Boz” in The Evening Chronicle, earned him a modest reputation.

    出自-2017年考研阅读原文

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  • 英英释义

    Adjective

    • 1. marked by simplicity; having a humble opinion of yourself;

      "a modest apartment"

      "too modest to wear his medals"

    • 2. not large but sufficient in size or amount;

      "a modest salary"

      "modest inflation"

      "helped in my own small way"

    • 3. free from pomp or affectation;

      "comfortable but modest cottages"

      "a simple rectangular brick building"

      "a simple man with simple tastes"

    • 4. not offensive to sexual mores in conduct or appearance
    • 5. low or inferior in station or quality;

      "a humble cottage"

      "a lowly parish priest"

      "a modest man of the people"

      "small beginnings"

    • 6. humble in spirit or manner; suggesting retiring mildness or even cowed submissiveness;

      "meek and self-effacing"

    • 7. limited in size or scope;

      "a small business"

      "a newspaper with a modest circulation"

      "small-scale plans"

      "a pocket-size country"

    • 8. free from ostentation or pretension;

      "the restrained elegance of the room"

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  • 词根词缀

    词根: mod

    =mode,manner,表示"量度,方式,模式,风度"

    • adj.

      modern 现代的,近代的,新式的

      mod量度,方式,模式,风度+ern..方向的→最近式样

      modest 谦虚的,有节制的

      mod量度,方式,模式,风度+est→做事有规矩→礼貌的

      moderate 有节制的,中等的,适度的,温和的,稳健的

      moder=mod量度,方式,模式,风度+ate……的→做事有分度→适度的

      outmoded 过时的

      out出+mod量度,方式,模式,风度+ed……的→出了时髦[moded时髦的]→不时髦的

    • n.

      modesty 谦逊;端庄;羞怯

      modest[adj.谦虚的,有节制的]+y状态→n.谦逊;端庄;羞怯

      mold 模子, 铸型

      mold=mod模式→模子, 铸型

      modification 缓和;修改;修饰

      modify修改+ification表名词→modification修改

      module 模数, 模块, 登月舱, 指令舱

      mod模式+ule小→n.模数, 模块, 登月舱, 指令舱

      commodity [

      com共同+mod模式+ity表名词→有共同的模式物品→商品

    • v.

      modulate 调整,调节[声音]

      mod量度,方式,模式,风度+ulate=ate表动词→对模式进行调整→调整

      accommodate 向……提供住处;对……予以照顾性考虑;符合

      ac加强+com共同+mod量度,方式,模式,风度+ate表动词→方式相同→符合

      mold 浇铸, 塑造

      mold=mod模式→模子, 铸型

      modify 更改,修改,修饰

      mod量度,方式,模式,风度+ify……化→规范化→修改

      remodel 重建,改变形状

      re再+mod量度,方式,模式,风度+el→再造模型→重建

  • 同义词辨析

    modest, humble

    这两个形容词都有"谦恭的"之意。

    • modest: 含义广泛,指行为或态度等方面不自大、不虚荣、不傲慢、不武断和不自负。
    • humble: 指精神和行为上的谦逊。褒义指对自己或自己的成就不骄傲;贬义指过低地评价自己,对人低声下气。
  • 同义词

    adj.谦虚的;害羞的

    bashfulshyunpretentioushumblesimplequietplain

    其他释义

    humbleshychastediffidentretiringquietbashfulunpretentiousmeekplaincoyunassumingsimple

  • 反义词

    adj.谦虚的;端庄的

    arrogantimmodestpretentious

    其他释义

    arrogantgorgeousmagnificentimmodestproudluxurious

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