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self-renunciation

[self-ri-nuhn-see-ey-shuh n, self-] /ˈsɛlf rɪˌnʌn siˈeɪ ʃən, ˌsɛlf-/
noun
1.
renunciation of one's own will, interests, etc.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95
Related forms
self-renunciatory
[self-ri-nuhn-see-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, -shee-uh-, self-] /ˌsɛlf rɪˈnʌn si əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, -ʃi ə-, ˈsɛlf-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for self-renunciatory

self-renunciation

noun
1.
the renunciation of one's own rights, claims, interest, etc, esp in favour of those of others
Derived Forms
self-renunciatory, adjective
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