Definitions for abnegation

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. abnegation(noun)

    the denial and rejection of a doctrine or belief

    "abnegation of the Holy Trinity"

  2. abnegation, self-abnegation, denial, self-denial, self-renunciation(noun)

    renunciation of your own interests in favor of the interests of others

Wiktionary

  1. abnegation(Noun)

    A denial; a renunciation; denial of desire or self-interest.

  2. Origin: * First attested before 1398.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Abnegation(noun)

    a denial; a renunciation

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. abnegation

    A plan for securing the thing in the easiest and surest way.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

self-sacrifice(noun)

the act of sacrificing one's own desires etc in order to help others

With great self-sacrifice, she gave up the holiday to care for her sick aunt.

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