other words for self-effacement
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
Somehow, their self-effacement in his behalf touched him more keenly than anything else had done during this troubled period.
Altogether, his demands upon her were reasonable to the point of self-effacement.
This Franciscan, despite his self-effacement, would perhaps prove of service to him.
A sunny autumn morning is exercising its genial influence, and the courage of self-effacement awakens in her.
She had produced the effect of shrinking from observation under some subtle shadow of self-effacement.
Most of us have known parties or expeditions full of this seething fuss of self-effacement.
Nothing is more difficult than self-effacement even in the service of God.
Some think that Boswell, in his Life of Johnson, did not sufficiently realize his duty of self-effacement.
"Just happened to think of it," said Mr. Cassidy, with a coy gesture of self-effacement.
The work of the missionary from beginning to end is one of self-sacrifice and self-effacement.