self-renunciation

self-renunciation

[self-ri-nuhn-see-ey-shuhn, self-]
noun
renunciation of one's own will, interests, etc.

Origin:
1785–95

self-renunciatory [self-ri-nuhn-see-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, -shee-uh-, self-] , adjective
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self-renunciation
 
n
the renunciation of one's own rights, claims, interest, etc, esp in favour of those of others
 
self-re'nunciatory
 
adj

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