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abnegate

[ab-ni-geyt]
verb (used with object), abnegated, abnegating.
1.
to refuse or deny oneself (some rights, conveniences, etc.); reject; renounce.
2.
to relinquish; give up.

Origin:
1650–60; < Latin abnegātus denied (past participle of abnegāre). See ab-, negate

abnegation, noun
abnegator, noun
unabnegated, adjective
unabnegating, adjective
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abnegate (ˈæbnɪˌɡeɪt)
 
vb
(tr) to deny to oneself; renounce (privileges, pleasure, etc)
 
[C17: from Latin abnegāre to deny]
 
abne'gation
 
n
 
'abnegator
 
n

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abnegate
1650s, from L. abnegat-, pp. stem of abnegare "to refuse, deny" (see abnegation).
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