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abnegate

[ ab-ni-geyt ]
/ 藞忙b n瑟藢ge瑟t /
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verb (used with object), ab路ne路gat路ed, ab路ne路gat路ing.
to refuse or deny oneself (some rights, conveniences, etc.); reject; renounce.
to relinquish; give up.
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Origin of abnegate

1650鈥60; <Latin abneg膩tus denied (past participle of abneg膩re). See ab-, negate

OTHER WORDS FROM abnegate

ab路ne路ga路tion, nounab路ne路ga路tor, nounun路ab路ne路gat路ed, adjectiveun路ab路ne路gat路ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for abnegate

abnegate
/ (藞忙bn瑟藢伞e瑟t) /

verb
(tr) to deny to oneself; renounce (privileges, pleasure, etc)

Derived forms of abnegate

abnegation, nounabnegator, noun

Word Origin for abnegate

C17: from Latin abneg膩re to deny
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