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self-effacement

self-effacement

self-effacement Sentence Examples

  • Among these were to be found the most sordid opportunism and the most heroic self-effacement, the crassest supernaturalism and - the loftiest conceptions of practical morality.

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  • Swann embodies the discretion and ironic self-effacement which are the anti-thesis of French directness.

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  • He was "Roman in resolution and repression, Roman in civic nobility and pride, Roman in tenacity of imperial aim, Roman in respect for law, Roman in self-effacement for the service of the State" (G.

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