verb (used with object), ab·ne·gat·ed, ab·ne·gat·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM abnegateab·ne·ga·tion, nounab·ne·ga·tor, nounun·ab·ne·gat·ed, adjectiveun·ab·ne·gat·ing, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for abnegate
She spurns the doctrine that it is woman's position to abnegate and to immolate herself.The Salamander|Owen Johnson
The quality of Mantchou has thus by degrees become a very costly affair, and many, of consequence, seek altogether to abnegate it.Travels in Tartary, Thibet, and China|Evariste Regis Huc
In those days the strong made no pretence to protect the weak, or to abnegate their natural power.Hodge and His Masters|Richard Jefferies
In the vanity typical of the insecure, they abnegate all foreign knowledge.After the Rain|Sam Vaknin
The most God-like man is the one who can abnegate without feeling the sacrifice.Where Art Begins|Hume Nisbet