- self-denial or self-sacrifice.
Origin of self-abnegation
Related Words for self-abnegationrepudiation, disavowal, shyness, relinquishment, self-denial, abdication, abstention, repeal, resignation, remission, veto, sacrifice, refusal, abjuration, denial, rebuff, surrender, yielding, abnegation, cancellation
Examples from the Web for self-abnegation
Contemporary Examples of self-abnegation
Breaking the link between fossil fuel and our energy-fueled lifestyle requires a certain amount of self-abnegation.Why Stanford Should Keep Its Coal Stocks
May 15, 2014
Historical Examples of self-abnegation
What is his title to the love or gratitude or self-abnegation of his child?
Her modesty and self-abnegation were not, so far as any one knew, the result of principle.The Fugitives
Ay, there was One, who took note of the self-abnegation which had been learned from Him.The Maidens' Lodge
Emily Sarah Holt
Would this miserable and maddened man understand her self-abnegation?In the Carquinez Woods
His devotion to you is the most beautiful expression of self-abnegation that I have ever met.An Old Man's Love
- the denial of one's own interests in favour of the interests of others