self-effacing

16 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[sˈɛlfɪfˈe͡ɪsɪŋ], [sˈɛlfɪfˈe‍ɪsɪŋ], [s_ˈɛ_l_f_ɪ_f_ˈeɪ_s_ɪ_ŋ]

Synonyms:

humble (adjective)

abashed, apologetic, contrite, homely, humble, meek, mild, modest, plain, plebeian, selfless, sheepish, submissive, unassuming, unobtrusive, unpretentious.