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SELF-EFFACING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does self-effacing mean? 

SELF-EFFACING (adjective)
  The adjective SELF-EFFACING has 1 sense:

1. reluctant to draw attention to yourself

  Familiarity information: SELF-EFFACING used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SELF-EFFACING (adjective)


Sense 1self-effacing [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Reluctant to draw attention to yourself

Synonyms:

self-effacing; reticent; retiring

Similar:

unassertive (inclined to timidity or lack of self-confidence)


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