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  • In an immodest manner.

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  • adverb In an immodest manner.

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  • adverb In an immodest manner.

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  • adverb without modesty; in an immodest manner

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Examples

  • Dressing immodestly is thoughtless, arrogant, ignorant, conceited, and devious, whether they realize it or not.

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  • Acting immodestly is only an antisocial behavior if you define modesty as socially preferable.

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  • Dressing immodestly is dishonoring to our husbands, or if unmarried, future husbands.

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  • Muslim cleric Sheik Taj Din al-Hilali, arguing that men are not to blame for attacks on what he calls immodestly dressed women "We read about bodies being found in Iraq in mass graves and we are horrified.

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  • "Growing tensions between ultra-Orthodox and religious residents in the town of Beit Shemesh, near Jerusalem, have recently escalated into violence as three teen girls were beaten up by haredim who claimed they were "immodestly" dressed." thanks Therese

    Tuesday, December 23, 2008

  • "Growing tensions between ultra-Orthodox and religious residents in the town of Beit Shemesh, near Jerusalem, have recently escalated into violence as three teen girls were beaten up by haredim who claimed they were "immodestly" dressed." thanks Therese

    Wednesday, December 31, 2008

  • According to the Telegraph, Brig Hossien Sajedinia's attempt to dissuade females from dressing "immodestly" is part of a wider scaremongering campaign to quell the opposition movement, claiming that vice and flagrant behaviour is taking over Tehran.

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  • Bear with me here … last week an Islamic cleric in Iran said that all the earthquakes occurring in that country are caused by women dressing "immodestly".

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  • This case of state-sponsored murder is, of course, just one aspect of a much wider pattern of human rights abuses by the Iranian regime, including the arrest and torture of student and trade union activists; the execution of Sunni Muslim leaders and ethnic Arabs and Baluchs; the closure of newspapers and detention without trial of journalists; and the arrest of more than 100,000 women for the crime of dressing "immodestly" such as letting a few wisps of hair show from under their hijab.

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  • This case of state-sponsored murder is, of course, just one aspect of a much wider pattern of human rights abuses by the Iranian regime, including the arrest and torture of student and trade union activists; the execution of Sunni Muslim leaders and ethnic Arabs and Baluchs; the closure of newspapers and detention without trial of journalists; and the arrest of more than 100,000 women for the crime of dressing "immodestly" such as letting a few wisps of hair show from under their hijab.

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