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self-abnegation

[self-ab-ni-gey-shuh n] /ˈsɛlfˌæb nɪˈgeɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
self-denial or self-sacrifice.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60
Related forms
self-abnegating, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for selfabnegation

self-abnegation

noun
1.
the denial of one's own interests in favour of the interests of others
Derived Forms
self-abnegating, adjective
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