Definition of effacement
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It is no wonder he could not find the balance between self-effacement and self-promotion.Sometimes Memoirs, Especially by Our Own Kin, Tell Us More Than They Intend|Louisa Thomas|June 16, 2011|DAILY BEAST
"I'm just a hack," he says, sincerely, although I believe his self-effacement doubles as a cover.
This will require patience and self-effacement from a man accustomed to dominating the economic-policy discussion.
Owing to her consummate genius for self-effacement, Brodrick remained peculiarly unaware.
On the background of Jane's silence and effacement nothing stood out except Gertrude Collett.
She had produced the effect of shrinking from observation under some subtle shadow of self-effacement.The Butterfly House|Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
The agency of their effacement was an endemic disorder known as yellow fever.The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce|Ambrose Bierce
Somehow, their self-effacement in his behalf touched him more keenly than anything else had done during this troubled period.The Pillar of Light|Louis Tracy