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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Withdrawing into the background.

Usage examples (37)
  • Rubin's self-effacement was always a bit of shtick.
  • Nor, though, had she ever been one for self-effacement.
  • Modesty bordering on self-effacement is his default mode.
  • All her movements were marked by well-bred self-effacement. for more
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