Modesty See also Humble, Humility Behavior or appearance that is humble, moderate, and decent. A modest person avoids excesses and pretensions. God made coats of skins, and clothed Adam and Eve, Gen. 3:21 (Moses 4:27). Women adorn themselves in modest apparel, 1 Tim. 2:9. Be discreet, chaste, keepers at home, Titus 2:5. Many are lifted up in pride because of the costliness of their apparel, Jacob 2:13. Let all thy garments be plain, D&C 42:40. We believe in being chaste and virtuous, A of F 1:13.