a modest way of behaving or talking:
'Anyone else would have done the same thing,' he said with typical modesty.
unwillingness to show your body or do anything that may attract sexual interest
used when you want to talk about something good you have done, but you do not want to seem too proud:
I think in all modesty that I can take some small credit for the team's success.
used when saying jokingly that you do not want to talk about your achievements