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abnegation

[ ab-ni-gey-shuhn ]
/ ˌæb nɪˈgeɪ ʃən /
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noun

the act or an instance of abnegating, or denying oneself some rights, conveniences, etc.: It was a time of austerity and abnegation.
the act of relinquishing or giving up a right, possession, etc.: abnegation of parental responsibilities.

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