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Humble and not proud - thesaurus

Synonyms

humble

adjective

not proud and not thinking that you are better than other people

modest

adjective

a modest person does not like to talk about themselves, their achievements, or their abilities, even if they are successful

unassuming

adjective

showing approval behaving in a quiet and pleasant way, without trying to appear better or more important than other people

self-effacing

adjective

a self-effacing person does not want to be noticed by other people and tends not to talk about their abilities or achievements

unpretentious

adjective

showing approval not trying to impress people with money, style, intelligence, importance etc

undemanding

adjective

not asking or expecting other people to help or to pay attention to you

low-profile

adjective

deliberately not attracting public attention

self-deprecating

adjective

showing that you think you are not very good or important

though/if I say it myself

used when you do not want to seem too proud of your own ability or achievement

modesty forbids/prevents me from doing something

used for saying that you do not want to talk about yourself, your achievements, or your abilities

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deprecating

adjective

deprecating words or actions show that you think your own ideas or opinions are not important

humble

adjective

used about people’s behaviour

humbling

adjective

making you realize that you are not as important, good, clever etc as you thought

humility

noun

a way of behaving that shows that you do not think that you are better or more important than other people

modestly

adverb

in a way that shows you do not like to talk about yourself, your achievements, or your abilities

modesty

noun

the tendency not to talk about yourself, your achievements, or your abilities even if you are successful

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