self-deprecating

adjective
self-dep·re·cat·ing | \ˌself-ˈde-pri-ˌkā-tiŋ \

Definition of self-deprecating 

: tending or serving to disparage or undervalue oneself self-deprecating humor He is far too self-deprecating … to assume the persona of a celebrity.— Eve MacSweeney

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self-deprecatingly adverb
… his own informal cluster of American dissident scholars, which self-deprecatingly calls itself the "consolation club" … — Franklin Foer

First Known Use of self-deprecating

1834, in the meaning defined above

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