Self-renunciation
Self-renunciation Self`-re*nun`ci*a"tion, n. The act of renouncing, or setting aside, one's own wishes, claims, etc.; self-sacrifice. [1913 Webster]

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  • self-renunciation — [self′ri nun΄sē ā′shən] n. renunciation of one s own interests or desires, esp. for the benefit of others …   English World dictionary

  • self-renunciation — self renunciatory /self ri nun see euh tawr ee, tohr ee, shee euh , self /, adj. /self ri nun see ay sheuhn, self /, n. renunciation of one s own will, interests, etc. [1785 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • self-renunciation — self sacrifice, self denial …   English contemporary dictionary

  • self-renunciation — self′ renuncia′tion n …   From formal English to slang

  • self-renunciation — /sɛlf rəˌnʌnsiˈeɪʃən/ (say self ruh.nunsee ayshuhn) noun renunciation of one s own will, interests, etc.; self sacrifice. –self renunciatory, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • self-renunciation — n self denial. See self denial(defs. 1 4) …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • self-renunciation — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. altruism, heroism, magnanimity, self denial; see generosity 1 , temperance …   English dictionary for students

  • self-renunciation — n. 1 = SELF SACRIFICE. 2 unselfishness …   Useful english dictionary

  • Self-abnegation — Self ab ne*ga tion, n. Self denial; self renunciation; self sacrifice. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • self-renouncing — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective : marked by self renunciation * * * adj …   Useful english dictionary

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