Definición de self-effacing en inglés:


Saltos de línea: self-effacing


Not claiming attention for oneself; retiring and modest: his demeanour was self-effacing, gracious, and polite
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Modest, well-mannered and self-effacing, he is someone everybody likes because he works hard at earning their trust and affection.
  • She is too modest and too self-effacing to tell the whole story, but she will, I hope, some day.
  • He is so modest and self-effacing which also makes him popular with his peers.



Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Instead, such work requires and encourages proportion rather than exaggeration, information rather than provocation, accuracy rather than speculation, self-effacement rather than self-promotion.
  • Such self-effacement testifies to our diarist's ethical fortitude, but that German women should have endured such pain on behalf of German men should satisfy no one's sense of justice.
  • Yet, we can't really break the pattern of automatically deferring to experts and other people unless we become aware of the moment of self-effacement and actively replace the automatic response.


Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • He's also willing to wax self-effacingly in interview, particularly when asked about his songwriting process.
  • He spoke sincerely, directly, self-effacingly about the nation's problems and infected the country with his constant optimism.

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