Definitions for abnegateˈæb nɪˌgeɪt
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deny oneself (something); restrain, especially from indulging in some pleasure
"She denied herself wine and spirits"
surrender (power or a position)
"The King abnegated his power to the ministers"
deny or renounce
"They abnegated their gods"
To deny (oneself something); to renounce or give up (a right, a power, a claim, a privilege, a convenience); to relinquish; to surrender.
Origin: * First attested in 1657.
to deny and reject; to abjure
Origin: [L. abnegatus, p. p. of abnegare; ab + negare to deny. See Deny.]
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