Self-denying Self`-de*ny"ing, a. Refusing to gratify one's self; self-sacrificing. -- {Self`-de*ny"ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • self-denyingly — adverb see self denying * * * self denyˈingly adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑self …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-denyingly — adverb see self denying …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • self-denyingly — See self denying. * * * …   Universalium

  • self-denial — self denying, adj. self denyingly, adv. /self di nuy euhl, self /, n. 1. the sacrifice of one s own desires; unselfishness. 2. an act or instance of restraining or curbing one s desires: To reduce, one has to practice self denial at the dinner… …   Universalium

  • self-denial — /sɛlf dəˈnaɪəl/ (say self duh nuyuhl) noun the sacrifice of one s own desires; unselfishness. –self denying, adjective –self denyingly, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • self-denying — adjective Date: 1632 showing self denial • self denyingly adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • deny — denyingly, adv. /di nuy /, v.t., denied, denying. 1. to state that (something declared or believed to be true) is not true: to deny an accusation. 2. to refuse to agree or accede to: to deny a petition. 3. to withhold the possession, use, or… …   Universalium

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