self-abnegating

self-abnegation

[self-ab-ni-gey-shuhn]
noun
self-denial or self-sacrifice.

Origin:
1650–60

self-abnegating, adjective
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self-abnegation
 
n
the denial of one's own interests in favour of the interests of others
 
self-'abnegating
 
adj

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