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Definition of "self-deprecation" []

  • The disparagement of one's own abilities (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "self-deprecation" in a sentence
  • "When you are in it for the long haul, self-deprecation and a dose of humility become as sexy as George Clooney."
  • "The earlier masque of flirtation and faux self-deprecation melted away, leaving him cold."
  • "He enjoyed tweaking expectations of humility or self-deprecation."
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