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Origin of self-denial
OTHER WORDS FROM self-denialself-de·ny·ing, adjectiveself-de·ny·ing·ly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for self-denial
Another tradition of manliness would point them toward discipline, sacrifice, and self-denial.Alleged Santa Barbara Killer Elliot Rodger and the Twisted Cult of Modern Masculinity|James Poulos|May 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Roman idea of self-denial differed very strikingly from our own.
This is one of its greatest qualities, and like all the great virtues it is based primarily on self-denial.Notes on Life and Letters|Joseph Conrad
This moving tale of self-denial and of averted sorrow, sin, and perhaps tragedy, is told in letters to another lady.A History of the French Novel, Vol. 2|George Saintsbury
Humility and self-denial carried to such an extent are superhuman!En Route|J.-K. (Joris-Karl) Huysmans
Never was self-denial better bestowed: and, like most rational penances, it soon became no penance at all.The Cloister and the Hearth|Charles Reade
We are compelled to the self-denial, toil, and danger of warfare, in order to obtain the liberty which is to carry us forward.The Hour and the Man|Harriet Martineau