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self-effacement

self-ef·face·ment

self-effacement

 
pronunciation:
self ih feIs mnt
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: the dislike or intentional avoidance of other people's attention; humility.
similar words:
modesty
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derivations: self-effacing (adj.), self-effacingly (adv.)