Origin of self-abnegation
Examples from the Web for self-abnegation
Breaking the link between fossil fuel and our energy-fueled lifestyle requires a certain amount of self-abnegation.
I consider that you paid your debt over and over again, and that your final act of self-abnegation was entirely uncalled for.A Lost Leader|E. Phillips Oppenheim
However, when the mother positively refused to accept of this act of self-abnegation, I can not say that he regretted it.
Instead of conquering by selfishness he conquered by self-abnegation.Joy in Service; Forgetting, and Pressing Onward; Until the Day Dawn|George Tybout Purves
The patriotism was counterfeit; the self-abnegation and the generosity were counterfeit.The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume III.(of III) 1574-84|John Lothrop Motley
I did him the simple justice to believe that his self-abnegation was sincere.The Travelling Companions|F. Anstey