Self-effacing synonyms

sĕlf'ĭ-fā'sĭng

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The definition of modest is someone or something that is humble or shy or not extreme.
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Drawing back from contact with others, from publicity, etc.; reserved; shy
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Modest and reserved in manner or behavior.
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Full of diffidence; lacking self-confidence; timid; shy
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The definition of timid is shy and fearful.
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The definition of bashful is someone easily embarrassed or timid or shy.
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Reserved; disinclined to familiar approach.
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Not forward but reticent or reserved in manner
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The definition of reticent is inclined to not speak or restrained or quiet in style.
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Slow to apprehend; having difficulties in learning.
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Pretending shyness or modesty, especially in an insincere or flirtatious way.
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Find another word for self-effacing. In this page you can discover 23 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for self-effacing, like: modest, affable, retiring, demure, laconic, diffident, timid, self-deprecate, bashful, unassuming and good-humoured.