Definitions for self-effacement
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the act or fact of keeping oneself in the background, as in humility.
Origin of self-effacement:
withdrawing into the background; making yourself inconspicuous
The act of keeping oneself in the background, as in humility.
John likes to remain unnoticed and does so naturally through the self-effacement found in his personality.
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