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Noun1.modestness - the property of being moderate in price or expendituresmodestness - the property of being moderate in price or expenditures; "the store is famous for the reasonableness of its prices"; "the modestness of the living standards here becomes obvious immediately"
inexpensiveness - the quality of being affordable
2.modestness - freedom from vanity or conceitmodestness - freedom from vanity or conceit  
decency - the quality of conforming to standards of propriety and morality
Grundyism, primness, prudery, prudishness - excessive or affected modesty
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There's a nostalgia about them, a modestness. That plays a huge part in our food.