unproud

[ uhn-proud ]
/ ʌnˈpraʊd /

adjective

having a low opinion of one’s own traits, associations, behavior, etc.: I was so unproud of my involvement that I withdrew my membership and even changed my name.
not proud; humble: They are a peace-loving and unproud people.

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Origin of unproud

First recorded in 1550-75; un-1 + proud

OTHER WORDS FROM unproud

un·proud·ly, adverb
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