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Wordnet 3.0


1. reluctant to draw attention to yourself;
[syn: reticent, self-effacing, retiring]

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

self-effacing adj 1: reluctant to draw attention to yourself [syn: reticent, self-effacing, retiring]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

45 Moby Thesaurus words for "self-effacing": altruistic, backward, bashful, committed, consecrated, dedicated, deprecative, deprecatory, devoted, diffident, disinterested, humble, modest, rabbity, retiring, sacrificing, self-abasing, self-abnegating, self-abnegatory, self-denying, self-deprecating, self-depreciating, self-depreciative, self-devoted, self-distrustful, self-doubting, self-forgetful, self-immolating, self-neglectful, self-neglecting, self-renouncing, self-sacrificing, self-unconscious, selfless, shy, timid, unacquisitive, unassertive, unassured, unpossessive, unpretentious, unselfconfident, unselfish, unselfreliant, unsparing of self