Synonym of self effacing

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Shy, extremely humble and modest
shy modest retiring diffident bashful withdrawn unassuming reserved demure reticent coy introverted quiet meek timid backward silent unpretentious humble sheepish unpresuming recessive unassertive discreet unboastful temperate withdrawing proper seemly blushing chaste unobtrusive lowly nice unassured moderate prudent resigned simple unpretending self-conscious shrinking restrained timorous unsociable unostentatious self-deprecating uncommunicative reclusive secretive self-deprecatory overly modest standoffish soft-spoken taciturn mild unaffected prim unforthcoming natural cool self-critical distant down-to-earth genuine artless ingenuous plain private undemonstrative media-shy solitary offish retired innocent coquettish kittenish prudish skittish inward-looking aloof self-contained mousy cold aw-shucks remote close-mouthed detached unresponsive honest unambitious cautious rabbity stand-offish thoughtful introvert close sedate collected inhibited sincere guileless pure uncompanionable unemotional naive open real true eremitic nongregarious homely unimposing without airs honest-to-goodness unpresumptuous free from vanity easy-going laid-back arch flirtatious simpering respectful socially inhibited overmodest on the up and up childlike uncontrived undesigning unconcerned aseptic disinterested incurious retreated recluse uncurious casual uninterested indifferent evasive insecure unconfident nervous keeping one's light under a bushel low-key seclusive secret decorous ordinary inconspicuous unaffable unexpansive hermitic not forward anchoritic eremitical hiding one's light under a bushel embarrassed courteous prissy sober respectable strait-laced ladylike staid decent virginal maidenly virtuous priggish old-maidish straight puritanical goody-goody starchy niminy-piminy uptight affected square earnest serious solemn formal prim and proper introspective unapproachable self-restrained indrawn unfriendly constrained guarded contemplative pensive self-absorbed self-interested closemouthed frigid chilly tight-lipped laconic dumb snobbish Olympian meditative reflective ruminative inner-directed self-centred straightforward gentle serene misanthropic icy peaceful ceremonious noncommittal composed placid conventional self-centered frank unspoiled folksy inelaborate down homey uncomplex unbeautified up front free-spirited prosaic down home unembellished

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Lacking in courage or confidence
shy timid diffident reticent shrinking timorous mousy fearful apprehensive nervous hesitant reluctant doubting wary suspicious chary unconfident feeble irresolute spiritless unassertive distrustful fainthearted fearsome mousey skittish tremulous unsure bashful meek modest retiring unassuming humble demure introverted insecure reserved withdrawn quiet coy backward unforthcoming sheepish unobtrusive recessive self-conscious inhibited aw-shucks unpresuming scary embarrassed constrained shamefaced faint-hearted doubtful abashed uncertain self-doubting afraid introvert lacking confidence passive unassured unpoised unpretentious ill at ease ineffectual silent blushing submissive overmodest quaking weak-kneed trembling cowering verecund recoiling blushful stuttering faltering stammering stumbling indeterminate pale colourless colorless plain easily embarrassed easily frightened lacking courage gutless wimpish yellow yellow-bellied sissy chicken trepidatious scared poor-spirited tentative faint frightened recreant shuddering cowardly inconspicuous restrained low-key unaggressive subdued unboastful deferential unostentatious unnoticeable low-profile anxious worried keeping a low profile antsy jumpy jittery not self-assured atwitter upset hinky queasy unquiet uptight queazy goosey aflutter nervy dithery tense perturbed troubled lacking self-confidence edgy uneasy ashamed vague hung up questioning touchy het up choked Delphic rabbity mim blenching dubious flinching hanging by thread touch and go on thin ice up in the air spineless lily-livered pusillanimous craven chicken-livered uncomfortable unheroic on edge agitated on tenterhooks weak soft wimpy chickenhearted dastardly milk-livered awkward bothered out of place unmanly restless strained unsettled disquieted discomfited fidgety pigeonhearted disturbed unrelaxed wavering vacillating keyed up daunted pigeon-hearted on pins and needles wet cowed gentle poltroon base indecisive dithering flustered excited repressed swithering unnatural gauche restive frustrated guarded agog fazed twitchy discombobulated undemonstrative tongue-tied panicky cringey disorientated passionless cold unresponsive browbeaten dismayed intimidated Milquetoast capricious bullied shaky unnerved weak-willed boneless in a flap disoriented vexed bewildered fretful tormented discomposed lacking assurance not confident lacking in confidence chicken-hearted feart half-hearted easily scared weakling shaken perplexed strange high-strung like a fish out of water lost distressed in turmoil all of a dither bottled up having cold feet spooked candy-assed funky obsequious servile acquiescent obedient unresisting tame unprotesting yielding obliging lamblike compliant reverential subservient lowly biddable polite docile resistless supplicatory mild unambitious manageable tractable sycophantic

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Readily conforming to the authority or will of others
submissive compliant yielding malleable acquiescent accommodating amenable tractable manageable unassertive non-resisting passive obedient biddable dutiful duteous docile ductile pliant meek timid mild patient resigned forbearing subdued humble spiritless deferential obsequious servile slavish self-abasing spineless groveling grovelling lamblike supine bootlicking subservient under someone's thumb resistless longanimous abject bowing down comformable complying domesticated giving-in ingratiating nonresistant nonresisting obeisant obeying pliable tame uncomplaining unresisting agreeable amiable conformable fawning kowtowing law-abiding lowly menial obliging placable soft subordinate surrendering controllable disciplinable governable handleable teachable trainable under one's thumb tolerant truckling cowering cringing consenting subject downtrodden snivelling inferior sycophantic dancing sniveling ignoble mean acceding willing assenting accepting cooperative flexible agreeing conforming unresistant approving persuadable at one's mercy in one's power in one's clutches a slave to in one's pocket modest tolerating persuasible toadying unprotesting easy convincible gentle unassuming peaceful acquiescing suasible assentive susceptive at one's beck and call unpretentious long-suffering respectful game ready easily persuaded quiet demure shy retiring reverent peaceable Uriah Heepish down-to-earth diffident unobtrusive unambitious wishy-washy nothing orderly pabulum Milquetoast serene zero plain cowed lenient fearful complaisant adaptable manipulable responsive impressionable susceptible suggestible influenceable polite well-disposed courteous good easily influenced open happy mannerly enduring considerate reverential thoughtful receptive easy-going regardful milky well-behaved helpful easily handled disciplined stoical non-resistant forgiving eager keen quiescent go-with-the-flow supple transformable bendy civil glad enthusiastic stoic disposed genial seemly cordial attentive sympathetic well-mannered indulgent cool laid-back cheerful weak-kneed docious charitable supportive favorable favourable mellow easygoing workable like putty in your hands rolls with punches putty in hands acceptive compromising restrained conciliatory conformist willing to compromise assentient accordant consentient fatalistic reconciled philosophical under someone's control adapted phlegmatic satisfied adjusted calm renouncing relinquishing accommodated awed proper deferent concurring trusting gullible submitting tameable childlike usable complacent able to be influenced putty in one's hands ingratiatory easily swayed easily manipulated tamable well-trained weak ungrudging selfless in accord in agreement sheepish supplicatory mindful decorous timorous hesitant tentative apprehensive wimpish frightened boneless observant under control trained untroublesome convenient amendable with the patience of Job onside wussy mim self-conscious well behaved well mannered well brought up moldable well-brought-up accessible companionable useful eager to help forthcoming eager to please inclined well trained well disciplined loyal faithful sheeplike honouring hearsome devoted honoring venerating unquestioning prepared pleased like a lamb to the slaughter glad to be of assistance nonviolent non-violent lifeless wrapped around finger on a string non-aggressive content set predisposed prone static reflexive bearing flaccid disinterested sleepy unreceptive asleep latent stolid flat motionless poker-faced moony idle unflappable desirous friendly zealous one fain minded dominated like-minded nothing loath so minded so-minded in favor in the mood in accord with in favour of a mind hands off kind subjugated bullied browbeaten benevolent kindly oppressed going through motions walking through it intimidated repressed generous nagged magnanimous unselfish neighbourly constrained uxorious understanding sweet pleasant affable gracious nice henpecked bighearted breezy decent altruistic moderate warmhearted ground down treated like dirt without a mind of one's own in fear of one's partner led by the nose tied to someone's apron strings under the thumb subjected to nagging wife-ridden under someone's heel softie good-natured marshmallow neighborly well disposed good-humored warm-hearted good-hearted willing to please good-tempered good-humoured kind-hearted even-tempered favourably disposed

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Excessively pleasant or flattering in an insincere manner
greasy fawning groveling grovelling ingratiating sycophantic slick smooth toadying abject cringing effusive flattering gushing gushy obsequious oily truckling unctuous glib reptilian slimy smarmy smooth-tongued suave bootlicking soapy sucky Uriah Heepish all over someone oleaginous brown-nosing subservient servile humble creepy arse-licking ass-kissing slavish insincere toadyish submissive self-abasing apple-polishing forelock-tugging fulsome sycophantish crawling craven buttery smug menial deferential excessively deferential saccharine cloying cajoling nauseating sickening wheedling silver-tongued slippery smooth-talking beggarly obeisant honey-tongued suckholing conniving creeping base insinuating disarming winsome winning endearing low mean soft charming serving insinuative timeserving silken cringey obedient unresisting despicable passive ignoble eating crow eating humble pie subordinate brownnosing complacent sniveling parasitical crouching parasitic reverential spineless mealy-mouthed respectful prostrate enslaved subject stipendiary sneaking compliable kowtowing compliant snivelling adulatory urbane hagiographical hagiographic plausible hypocritical saponaceous phoney creamy pinguid phony smooth-spoken honeyed sugary complimentary enthusiastic laudatory encomiastic gracious refined praising sweet-talking appreciative extravagant sophisticated glowing courteous debonair silky persuasive lavish applauding acclamatory eulogistic rhapsodic bland polished polite civilized encomiastical civil OTT sweet courtly civilised ingratiatory over the top excessive overdone affable commending arse-kissing commendatory admiring friendly cool gentlemanly mannerly insinuatory suggestive favourable soft-soaping unrestrained cultivated svelte ebullient expansive unreserved lyrical exuberant bowing and scraping pleasing pleasant mushy sentimental emotional self-possessed rave highly favourable over-effusive genial over-enthusiastic favorable hyped up media-savvy laid on with a trowel mellifluous sleek overly flattering worshipping sycophant bowing scraping cowering supple coaxing flannelling blarneying credible blandishing worshipful gratifying docile eloquent fast-talking lionizing gentle amiable convincing blubbery hammy voluble congenial unemotional assured inordinate lionising worshiping worldly worldly-wise good-natured immoderate poised gallant dignified profuse extensive liberal ample generous hard to resist approving over-appreciative diplomatic agreeable tactful rapturous self-assured congratulatory gross impeccable cultured soft-spoken sociable politic cordial well-bred obliging formal distingué magniloquent bombastic grandiloquent canting coarse overgenerous sanctimonious panegyrical well mannered eulogizing good positive approbatory sugarcoated laudative plauditory honoring fair-spoken celebrating eulogising well-wishing with high praise with highest recommendation honouring praiseful kind approbative highly favorable sweet-sounding maudlin chivalrous respectable considerate genteel decorous decent overemotional mawkish nostalgic together facile collected composed overacted bathetic icky corny affectionate moonstruck jejune inane demonstrative languishing overenthusiastic impressionable affected dreamy idealistic insipid unruffled possessed loving coolheaded equable sedate royal self-composed dewy-eyed lovey-dovey

Adjective

Willing to put the needs or wishes of others before one's own
unselfish charitable generous liberal altruistic disinterested humanitarian kind magnanimous noble selfless self-sacrificing unsparing humane philanthropic public-spirited self-denying unstinting benevolent bighearted bounteous bountiful caring compassionate considerate devoted free freehanded freehearted fulsome munificent open openhanded open-handed self-forgetting ungrudging chivalrous decent denying extroverted giving helpful incorruptible indulgent loving thoughtful self-forgetful gallant beneficent kindly big-hearted lavish sympathetic obliging kind-hearted kindhearted gracious friendly good hospitable free-handed accommodating understanding tolerant good-natured prodigal neighbourly tender benignant big warm-hearted greathearted eleemosynary amiable neighborly great-hearted pleasant princely warm philanthropical gentle polite genial agreeable affable supportive merciful benign cordial good-hearted large-hearted tender-hearted handsome well-disposed goodhearted warmhearted soft-hearted cooperative solicitous lenient civil do-good willing high-minded complaisant nice lofty honourable tenderhearted honest honorable just mild affectionate fair soft amicable attentive loose soft-touch courteous easy upright all heart tactful profuse patient sensitive plenteous moderate good-humored good-humoured softhearted reasonable abundant feeling comforting sociable congenial ready easygoing clement cheerful mindful forbearing righteous extravagant forgiving well disposed generous to a fault sweet excellent unstinted openhearted willingly given respectful open-hearted eager to please concerned diplomatic worthy eager to help regardful empathetic companionable human lordly elevated great virtuous ethical respectable empathic commiserative motherly fatherly maternal high approachable moral principled upstanding pitying mellow ample almsgiving responsive knightly amenable good-tempered plentiful bleeding-heart well meaning accommodative full equitable heedful thriftless profligate wasteful compliant moralistic acceptable social immoderate unrestrained socially concerned unstinging wild civilized natural heroic consoling brotherly sympathizing condoling commiserating bleeding heart lovable civilised fatherlike likeable sympathising delightful engaging even-tempered open-minded sweet-tempered stand-up likable well-mannered hearty community-minded rich substantial immaculate convivial harmonious unreasonable social-minded holy pharisaical goody-goody angelical esteemed creditable respected approving inoffensive spotless unerring unprejudiced patriotic contributing donating prosocial unkind unrelenting cruel excessive inexorable procrustean useful beneficient valuable good scout Robin Hood idealistic favourable observant circumspect discreet eager pietistical pristine unflawed unmarred chaste graceful pietistic accessible very kind nonmalignant well-meaning conscientious valiant goodish broad-minded sentimental thoughty public- spirited favorable nonthreatening helpful to others personable like a sport well-bred easy to get along with easy to get on with acquiescent breezy happy lovely virginal untouched unblamable redeemable redeeming prayerful large non-malignant angelic soft touch propitious unoffensive dutiful well intentioned deferential wholesome benefic calm heart in right place pleasing reputable softie marshmallow sublime uncorrupted cultivated redoubtable illustrious encouraging unpresumptuous charming prepossessing winsome unassuming doting piteous ruthful outstanding brave courtly refined adaptable pliable easy-going overgenerous sparing having heart in right place mushy as nice as pie appealing taking mild-mannered captivating simpatico sweet-natured barley-sugar winning enchanting harmless perceptive extraordinary remarkable meritorious willing to please favourably disposed overabundant intemperate improvident noble-minded anti-corruption Santa Claus loving and giving old softie well-intentioned receptive handy accepting long-suffering casual exuberant free-and-easy trustworthy incorrupt dependable careful intuitive aware comradely has heart in right place over the top user friendly on tap on deck conscious discerning cognizant mannerly peaceable soft-centred right straight true sensitized reactive impressionable welcoming willing to help paternalistic maternalistic sisterly paternal perceiving impressible turned on to finely tuned touchy feely supersensitive sensitised tuned in insightful knowing emotionable clean-living well mannered all right on the up and up well-brought-up squeaky clean right-minded

Adjective

Having the character of apology
apologetic contrite penitent regretful remorseful rueful sorry compunctious repentant ashamed conscience-stricken deprecatory hangdog red-faced self-reproachful shamefaced sheepish atoning attritional conciliatory diffident expiatory explanatory penitential propitiatory self-incriminating supplicating full of regret on one's knees in sackcloth and ashes guilt-ridden guilty chastened sorrowful mournful sad abject abashed shamed afraid humble self-condemnatory embarrassed humiliated mortified chagrined distressed disappointed discomfited uncomfortable humbled bad penitentiary appeasing disturbed troubled repenting unhappy terrible awful self-accusing rotten disgraced awkward woeful melancholy dismal plaintive grievous lugubrious woebegone pitiful repining doleful pitiable deplorable upset shy flustered self-conscious blushing bashful prudish crestfallen discountenanced debased meek deterred stuttering disconcerted distraught submissive reserved restrained muddled stammering demeaned blush to think of degraded dishonored dishonoured discredited flushed shown up cheap with one's tail between one's legs in disgrace hot and bothered sweating abased cheapened stigmatized modest timid coy stigmatised reddening flushing put to shame made to eat humble pie put down unsettled thrown uneasy turning red blushful discomposed nervous put out of countenance shown-up ill at ease insignificant diminished caught with egg on your face not know where to put yourself stupid tarred and feathered foolish whipped chastised disdained derided low deflated condemned belittled small disparaged shunned crushed reviled scorned mocked inferior fallen castigated with egg on one's face wishing the earth would swallow one up

Adjective

Humble or lower in rank or status
abject base contemptible degraded worthless despicable debased ignominious vile low sordid humble ignoble mean menial reprehensible servile slavish unworthy detestable dishonourable scungy shabby deferent dejected deplorable dishonorable dismal gloomy grovelling groveling hangdog horrible humiliated meek outcast subservient wretched shameful disgraceful execrable dirty nasty disreputable degenerate scurvy low-down disgusting discreditable snide low-minded currish abominable abhorrent paltry odious unprincipled immoral sorry cheap loathsome heinous foul bad lousy corrupt miserable offensive wicked depraved infamous unscrupulous unsavoury villainous rotten wrong unsavory revolting shocking shoddy dishonest lame nefarious scummy beastly sleazy vulgar degrading vicious pitiful hateful scandalous poor grubby distasteful shady ratty scabby evil sinful undignified uncharitable appalling squalid dastardly pathetic unpleasant petty underhanded underhand pitiable cruddy repugnant coarse unethical cowardly obscene sneaking crooked no-good humiliating dissolute beggarly unfair despisable disdainable dreadful lamentable treacherous notorious shameless lowly ugly cruel iniquitous awful horrid repulsive louche deceitful atrocious repellent monstrous unrespectable inglorious stinking nauseating tawdry reprobate impure common filthy indecent outrageous lewd sneaky crass deceptive unlawful slimy egregious useless good-for-nothing off-color mortifying demeaning meanspirited disagreeable improper horrifying abandoned terrible no-account gross blameworthy illegal inferior obnoxious perverted opprobrious unspeakable sad shy unbecoming sickening dark debauched unrighteous measly diabolic diabolical fiendish black seedy rascally graceless inelegant illegitimate seamy caitiff inequitable illicit flagitious beyond the pale shifty beyond contempt low-life not cricket callous thoughtless unheroic unsuccessful crude rude shiftless unseemly blithering shaming failed malevolent malicious disrespectful uncouth incompetent feckless hard-hearted narrow-minded craven cursed flaming slipshod malignant base-minded smutty unchivalrous infernal accursed confounded trashy indelicate plebeian footling hateworthy ungodly wrongful decadent swinish irreligious sacrilegious profane impious unholy blasphemous peasant ordinary reproachful modest simple plain stupid erring fallen unskilled good-for-naught meritless no-count sleazoid avaricious skanky murderous barbarous godless fraudulent low-status boring calculated venal mercenary covetous criminal untrustworthy sullied tainted roguish bent lawless unsporting crafty dull routine off-putting suspect questionable disorderly scoundrelly warped malfeasant double-dealing ungentlemanly peccable sly cunning devious wily humdrum of bad reputation dubious suspicious slippery unwholesome self-seeking embarrassing Machiavellian cheating conniving designing calculating guileful impoverished destitute fishy dodgy yucky black-hearted deceiving unsportsmanly shrewd unsportsmanlike gut-churning hellish icky sick-making God-awful damnable devilish in low esteem licentious in the doghouse no good derogatory in bad libidinous morally wrong needy poverty-stricken knavish slick scheming vomitous sick bogging noisome noxious fawning yucko disgustful loathly humiliatory indecorous low-grade sycophantic below the belt ill-gotten against the rules Janus-faced out of order debasing discomfiting indigent penniless beggared vomit-inducing obsequious blue-collar penurious impecunious horrific baseborn basic tedious obeisant ghastly hideous skint needful pauperized dirt-poor broke necessitous threadbare down-and-out famished distressed frightful horrendous hard up harrowing dire nightmarish alarming scaring terrifying grisly frightening grim gruesome meagre meager intimidating daunting dismaying fearful unnerving astounding grewsome lurid unpardonable petrifying godawful macabre terrific distressing tremendous nightmare unforgivable disheartening hellacious grotesque heavy grody inexcusable formidable upsetting beneath contempt below contempt from hell dirty rotten

Adjective

(of a person) Good-natured or kind
nice kind likable pleasant affable agreeable amiable caring friendly gentle good likeable sympathetic considerate cordial decent genial kindly lovable lovely personable wonderful amicable approachable benevolent cheerful compassionate congenial delightful easygoing engaging good-natured gracious obliging sociable tolerant unassuming understanding warm warm-hearted bighearted big-hearted even-tempered goodhearted good-hearted good-humored good-humoured good-tempered helpful humble ingratiating jovial kindhearted kind-hearted mellow mild-mannered modest respectful soft softhearted soft-hearted swell tender unpresumptuous warmhearted well-disposed well intentioned well meaning accommodating harmless large-hearted sweet-natured tenderhearted tender-hearted prepossessing winsome sweet neighbourly neighborly benign hospitable charming thoughtful mild generous convivial courteous pleasing companionable polite civil unselfish social affectionate gregarious charitable appealing altruistic easy-going easy winning complaisant humane comradely merciful well disposed amenable conversable unreserved supportive loving easy to get along with lenient beneficent benignant magnanimous clubbable all heart accessible couthy attractive clubby happy buddy-buddy urbane giving patient cheery munificent sweet-tempered greathearted responsive noble indulgent outgoing philanthropical righteous humanitarian chirpy bleeding-heart liberal great-hearted philanthropic well-mannered open bonhomous communicative perky civilized welcoming chummy taking calm matey harmonious mannerly civilised favourable favorable simpatico breezy honest respectable upright ethical all right honourable virtuous honorable feeling moral selfless sensitive angelic benefic maternal motherly fatherly upstanding just principled propitious regardful clement forbearing cooperative downright neighborly chivalrous pitying princely big public-spirited easy to get on with gallant sensible peaceful charismatic enjoyable relishable preferable temperate assent informal natural pally relaxed uninhibited approving good-looking expansive enchanting captivating forgiving presentable hearty compatible mushy reasonable as nice as pie acquiescent moderate compliant cozy copacetic handsome regular cosy kindred marshmallow softie empathic commiserative empathetic like-minded canny nice-looking bonny pretty broad-minded open-minded sentimental human willing to please favourably disposed barley-sugar palsy-walsy company-loving sweetheart aces comely okay white-hat elevated free moralistic high-minded conscientious valiant goodish fair lofty great self-sacrificing high heroic lordly wholesome favourably inclined favorably inclined fit unanimous adapted frictionless united suitable shared public comforting eleemosynary unstinting soft touch brotherly tactful unoffensive open-handed dutiful lavish bounteous attentive bountiful fatherlike heart in right place openhanded openhearted freehanded deferential solicitous well-suited sympathique well suited fond congruous amical consistent consonant good egg regular fellow right neighborly trustworthy community amusing popular familiar informative common pleasurable collective organized communal group entertaining polished general diverting receptive incorrupt worthy dependable peaceable right straight true organised societal clean-living on the up and up well-brought-up squeaky clean well mannered stand-up right-minded ungrudging concerned unsparing devoted fulsome protective freehearted free-handed paternal doting prodigal encouraging diplomatic nurturing do-good permissive well-bred gentlemanly ladylike extroverted soft-touch decorous open-hearted loose careful reassuring genteel appreciative condoling accepting complimentary profuse palsy willing generous to a fault intimate soothing conciliatory sparing patriarchal consoling excellent long-suffering pardoning hail-fellow-well-met placid enthusiastic positive fraternal self-denying commiserating gratifying sympathizing cheering courtly collegial cultivated suave sympathising mindful parental abundant maternalistic bleeding heart laudatory loyal mollycoddling condoning pampering quiet hail-fellow accommodative flattering commendatory acceptable ready adoring equitable uplifting eager to please pacific perceptive inspiriting plenteous eager to help extrovert unstinted refined cool comprehending willingly given bland discreet well-behaved politic fulfilling almsgiving going easy on disinterested avuncular lax self-forgetting light well bred overindulgent ample spoiling denying incorruptible well-meaning meek mother sheltering close faithful allowing interested stoical excusing permitting yielding serene plentiful touchy-feely watchful resigned inspiring extravagant full stoic uncomplaining reverential commending heedful dear assuaging soft-shell observant glowing tranquil unflappable earnest reverent admiring rave ruthful heartening unrestrained sisterly restrained longanimous useful stimulating boosting unctuous discerning aware calming submissive being big amorous lovesome cultured extraverted self-controlled self-restrained affirmative applauding approbatory heartwarming gladdening debonair good-mannered smooth clubable insightful formal having heart in right place loving and giving poised predisposed soft-spoken well behaved acclamatory well spoken approbative well brought up praiseful well-spoken well-intentioned parent self-forgetful unprejudiced vulnerable bubbly becoming confident immaculate soft-centred personal thoughty guestfriendly matriarchal confiding hilarious jocose funny comical attached vibrant happy-go-lucky jocular on good terms understandable nonmalignant emotional vigilant rich beneficial nonthreatening paternalistic goody-goody angelical spotless social-minded holy pharisaical esteemed creditable respected inoffensive unerring patriotic contributing donating socially concerned prosocial pitiful advantageous very kind worried anxious couth cosseting emollient letting assuasive favoring humoring piteous responsible heartfelt forthcoming stately brother's sibling familial genealogical adaptable pliable profitable unmarred pietistical pristine unflawed chaste graceful pietistic favouring humouring laid back wholehearted genuine sincere soft-shelled nonjudgmental overpermissive guiding docile vicarious appreciating protecting supporting caretaking placable idealistic public- spirited old softie inviting eager beneficient valuable non-malignant live with backslapping Robin Hood good scout unmean Christian deep condescending obsequious punctilious tight handy wellmannered non-confrontational lamblike shy demure dove-like sublime lively non-hostile virginal untouched unblamable redeemable redeeming prayerful unkind unrelenting cruel excessive procrustean inexorable overgenerous well brought-up praising unconstrained knightly composed going along with salutary willing to forgive dovelike retiring overabundant immoderate intemperate profligate wasteful thriftless improvident conflict-free attention-seeking ardent jolly bluff buddy buddy easy-oasy equable chilled wild able to live with concordant agreeing square shooting accordant right nice user friendly on tap on deck in favor of recommendatory inclined assenting Santa Claus welcome proper merry casual free-and-easy unstinging exuberant reserved unobtrusive simple down-to-earth unpretentious jejune vapid dull subservient spiritless obeisant forbearant tame flat subdued kin elegant willing to help enduring imperturbable unexcitable upbeat joyous jocund glad chipper enlivening upper up sunny blithe amatory passionate overfond undemanding fervent demonstrative persistent philosophical persevering intuitive over the top living with romantic enamoured lovey-dovey addicted enamored has heart in right place equanimous untiring mild-tempered unruffled self-possessed inexcitable passive cognizant conscious sunny side up going easy with subtle judicious delicate impassive philosophic fortitudinous weak sensitized impressionable reactive spineless boneless consolatory bound up close-knit silly over impressible sensitised emotionable perceiving knowing unimposing expressing adoration prudent seemly with the patience of Job supersensitive finely tuned dexterous wise skilled adroit skillful cautious tactical deft skilful savvy turned on to touchy feely tuned in relieving dextrous satisfying rewarding easing treating with kid gloves treating something with kid gloves heart-warming congratulatory warming softening invigorating succouring revivifying sustaining allaying envigorating remedying restoring mitigating revitalizing curing succoring solacing abating analeptic bolstering revitalising lightening health-giving upholding alleviating freeing refreshing panegyrical honeyed adulatory eulogizing sugary encomiastic saccharine eulogistic laudative encomiastical with highest recommendation fair-spoken eulogising sycophantic plauditory celebrating honouring highly favourable fawning highly favorable honoring well-wishing with high praise

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Feeling or showing deference and respect
respectful deferential dutiful regardful civil courteous gracious humble mannerly polite reverent reverential solicitous subservient admiring chivalrous considerate courtly deferent gallant obedient obliging submissive thoughtful duteous obeisant venerating appreciative attentive well mannered well-mannered gentlemanly polished compliant genteel cultivated decorous refined urbane gentle well-behaved well-bred decent accommodating civilized devoted docile civilised kind complaisant biddable tractable diplomatic acquiescent ladylike cordial cultured suave seemly discreet well behaved amenable affable tactful good well bred pliant obsequious ingratiating charming loyal faithful proper respectable politic sympathetic awed formal meek well brought up manageable yielding worshipping servile worshiping orderly noble debonair pleasant pious honourable law-abiding adoring worshipful genial willing sensitive sophisticated elegant understanding cooperative disciplined honorable loving conscientious punctilious devout friendly good-mannered dedicated toadying responsible filial well disciplined distinguished solemn careful well trained dignified mindful observant passive upholding subtle judicious malleable poised unresisting smooth bootlicking perceptive tolerant becoming delicate well brought-up discerning correct prudent classy resigned cautious graceful well-spoken heedful well spoken tactical venerational restrained protective benevolent charitable hospitable gentlemanlike wellmannered amicable fawning reputable slavish caring ingratiatory adulatory kindly tender unselfish helpful well-brought-up standing regarding respecting responsive impeccable nice aristocratic idolizing soft-spoken circumspect developed de rigueur befitting like a sport forbearing deifying artful well-trained familial shrewd guileful wily astute conciliatory mild good-natured neighborly sociable bland concerned neighbourly condescending amiable conformable religious idolising persuasive glib slick consenting governable under control wary calculating foresighted tame softly-softly kid-glove smarmy unctuous together cool agreeable pliable facile svelte collected composed sonly sororal fraternal family affectionate daughterly unruffled silky possessed honoring sheeplike honouring controllable docious hearsome unquestioning assenting acceding complying coolheaded equable oily sedate royal accepting flexible agreeing conforming unresistant approving persuadable nonresistant savvy skillful dexterous wise deft insightful skilled aware skilful adroit self-possessed self-composed persuasible unprotesting tolerating unassertive dextrous wrapped around finger in one's pocket on a string in one's power in one's clutches easy convincible smooth-tongued silver-tongued acquiescing suasible resistless assentive longanimous susceptive treating with kid gloves media-savvy obligatory binding easily persuaded befitting a son or daughter Uriah Heepish game ready at one's beck and call treating something with kid gloves incumbent on couth right moral fitting fit suitable stylish conventional prim done comme il faut worldly worldly-wise accomplished appropriate distingué modest demure pleasing prudish priggish prissy upright orthodox indulgent benign virtuous comely magnanimous meet straight cosmopolitan smooth-talking enlightened educated highborn patrician well-born blue-blooded soft fulsome advanced balanced metropolitan taught upper-crust trained venerable highbrow proud humane good mannered puritanical warm-hearted beneficent kind-hearted in line strait-laced by the book by the numbers standard approved accepted apt usual ceremonious customary giving good-hearted congenial approachable big-hearted stately forthcoming bonhomous tasteful stiff stiff-necked stilted traditional starchy kosher OK honest staid ethical acceptable okay trustworthy reserved dashing incorrupt worthy dependable generous in good taste comradely altruistic confident self-assured upstanding righteous just principled affected ceremonial seasonable right stuff companionable peaceable true posh trim dapper smart spruce clean-living well-disposed on the up and up squeaky clean stand-up right-minded all right au fait spiffy swanky fly attractive swish snappy sharp fashionable patronising pompous ostentatious pretentious confined la-di-da artificial intolerant hollow patronizing snooty snobbish straitlaced precious stuffy trig well groomed well dressed well-groomed well turned out cheerful jaunty happy casual nonchalant detached buoyant sprightly on fleek

Adjective

Restrained, subtle, and not trying to attract attention
low-key restrained understated muted quiet subdued inconspicuous unostentatious modest sober unglamorous minimalist subtle unflashy unobtrusive unpretentious unspectacular circumspect conservative discreet downbeat muffled relaxed repressed softened unassuming unfussy easygoing modulated simple loose low-profile toned-down laid-back low-keyed toned down played down played-down easy-going soft-sell unnoticeable soft faint dim indistinct plain dull imperceptible hidden lowered flat invisible somber sombre concealed retiring secretive obscure unremarkable ordinary shy tenuous pale gentle neutral stifled insignificant camouflaged soft-pedalled unemphatic in the background reserved weak mellow faded dark lacklustre lackluster drab low tasteful hushed inaudible suppressed indiscernible deadened out of sight having unconspicuous behind the scenes inobtrusive feeble mumbled out of the spotlight out of the limelight unclear out of the public eye shaded low-pitched dreary lusterless pastel lustreless unlustrous unseen conventional demure backstage humble meek unimposing bland mute whispered timorous timid withdrawn unpresuming silenced vague inarticulate unintelligible delicate mild tempered spiritless tame unsubstantial unhearable straight square casual informal silent easy equable insouciant nonchalant unapparent soft-hued dusty smothered thudding unshowy at ease together cool unflappable light disguised nondescript soft-pedaled free and easy downhome murmuring severe unadventurous austere traditional dark-colored dark-coloured staid slight faltering diminished muttering not obvious washed out negligible insinuated indefinite delicately complex moderated hardly noticeable hardly detectable indirect suggestive enervated keeping one's light under a bushel free from vanity unboastful self-deprecating hoarse strangled hazy fuzzy lifeless out of earshot reedy bated distant unstressed unaccented scarcely audible ill-defined serious inactive pensive grave passive controlled chastened unresponsive bashful diffident unconfident shrinking reticent insecure introverted unaggressive introvert unforthcoming mousy unassertive keeping a low profile unconvincing moderate wishy-washy pathetic unenthusiastic flimsy lily-livered half-hearted faint-hearted frail meager fragile meagre lame unexceptional undistinguished forgettable characterless run-of-the-mill unmemorable unnoticed commonplace normal workaday average mediocre indifferent everyday prosaic uneventful common routine usual garden-variety typical boring mundane humdrum cut-and-dry standard cut-and-dried standard-issue natural stock quotidian uninspired unnoteworthy nothing special common or garden par for the course bog standard down-to-earth unaffected lowly genuine unpretending artless unambitious prim ingenuous backward prevailing formulaic settled popular familiar habitual wonted customary established garden accustomed frequent general public unimpressive pedestrian middle-of-the-road bog-standard acceptable adequate tolerable decent OK so-so fair-to-middling fair no great shakes anonymous second-rate unexciting middling nothing to write home about not much cop plodding amateur amateurish vanilla hackneyed trite ornery jejune suburban nothing out of the ordinary generic inconsequential okay no big deal a dime a dozen plain vanilla

Antonym of self effacing

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