Definition for Effacing

effacing, verbal adj. [or verbal n.; see efface, v.]

  1. [Verbal adj.] reclusive; invisible; anonymous; nameless; [fig.] evasive; reserved; reticent; silent; shy; modest; [metaphor] private; not seeking publicity.
  2. [Verbal n.] seclusion; invisibility; anonymity; namelessness; [fig.] evasion; reserve; reticence; silence; shyness; modesty; [metaphor] privacy; refusal to be published; decision to withdraw from the world.

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