Modesty describes a set of culturally determined values that relate to the presentation of the self to others. Modesty is closely related to shame and humility.
It can describe:
playing down or not mentioning one's own accomplishments, sometimes to the point of "false modesty", a form of boasting through excessive self-denigration;
the wish or requirement not to expose too much of the human body; this applies to the bareskin, but also to the display of undergarment, and especially to the intimate parts; this is accomplished by suitable clothing, special ways of changing clothes (see beach), closing or locking the door when changing or taking a shower[?], etc.; it varies according to who could see it, with categories such as: