Examples from the Web for self-deprecation
So going into this game against Uruguay, there was none of the usual English self-deprecation.Uruguay’s Luis Suárez Puts Two Stakes Through England’s Heart|Tunku Varadarajan|June 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then, in that interview, the Oscar nominee took the self-deprecation shtick beyond any reasonable expectation.Is Jennifer Lawrence Going Stir Crazy From ‘Hunger Games’ Hype?|Chris Lee|March 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
A master of self-deprecation, Sloane Crosley is faced with a baffling number of choices.
Chauvelin put up his hand with a gesture of self-deprecation.El Dorado|Baroness Orczy
The modesty and self-deprecation in the Michigan correspondence will attract notice.The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, Volume VI, Familiar Letters|Henry David Thoreau
Soligen chuckled abruptly, and as though in self-deprecation.Frigid Fracas|Dallas McCord Reynolds
"Oh no," said Sir Henry, with a gesture of self-deprecation.Peeps at People|John Kendrick Bangs