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self-effacing

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  • adjmodest
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Synonyms for self-effacing

adj modest

Antonyms for self-effacing

  • brave
  • flaunting
  • forward
  • pretentious
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to self-effacing

apologetic

adjective. expressing remorse, regret
  • atoning
  • attritional
  • compunctious
  • conciliatory
  • contrite
  • expiatory
  • explanatory
  • on one's knees
  • penitent
  • penitential
  • propitiatory
  • regretful
  • remorseful
  • repentant
  • rueful
  • self-effacing
  • self-incriminating
  • sorry
  • supplicating

bashful

adjective. shy

coy

adjective. very modest

diffident

adjective. hesitant; unconfident

humble

adjective. meek, unassuming

humblest

adjective. meek, unassuming
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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