Modestly vs Moderately - What's the difference?

modestly | moderately |


As adverbs the difference between modestly and moderately

is that modestly is in a modest manner while moderately is in a moderate manner.

modestly

English

Adverb

(en adverb)
  • In a modest manner.
  • * The man bowed modestly and left the dinner table.
  • moderately

    English

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • In a moderate manner.
  • During the debate, they disagreed plainly, but moderately .
  • To a moderate extent or degree.
  • They were at least moderately happy with their bonuses.