The word "selfglorification" means to excessively praise or promote oneself. However, there are many antonyms for this word which represent humble and modest behavior. Some antonyms for selfglorification are self-effacement, modesty, humility, discretion, reserve, meekness, self-restraint, diffidence, self-abnegation, and self-deprecation. These words describe behaviors that show restraint and acknowledge the achievements of others. People who exhibit these traits tend to focus on their work and not on promoting themselves, thus earning respect from those around them. While self-promotion is important in some careers, people who possess these qualities tend to be more successful in the long run due to their humility and willingness to learn from others.
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