self-effacement

[ self-i-feys-muh nt, self- ]SEE DEFINITION OF self-effacement

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He wondered, with a fresh burst of self-effacement, what people would say about it.

And, with her faculty for self-effacement, he knew she would not be unhappy.

She had learnt the art of self-effacement to the point of showing no trace of being there at all.

Her attitude toward him was perpetually one of self-effacement.

Did it dimly occur to him that the principle of this reserve was self-control and not self-effacement?

Altogether, his demands upon her were reasonable to the point of self-effacement.

Perhaps he had carried his principle of self-effacement too far.

Seclusion and self-effacement have hardly been synonymous with my euphonious name!

Yet we must admit that this self-effacement had become a hindrance to their work.

"Just happened to think of it," said Mr. Cassidy, with a coy gesture of self-effacement.

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