self-devoted
adjective Date: 1713 characterized by total devotion of oneself (as to a cause) • self-devotedness noun

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  • Self-devoted — Self de*vot ed, a. Devoted in person, or by one s own will. Hawthorne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • self-devoted — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective : characterized by self devotion • self devotedly | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adverb • self devotedness | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-devotion — self devoted, adj. self devotedly, adv. self devotedness, n. /self di voh sheuhn, self /, n. 1. intense devotion of oneself to an activity or to a field or profession, as art or science. 2. devotion of oneself to the care or service of another or …   Universalium

  • Self-devotion — Self de*vo tion, n. The act of devoting one s self, or the state of being self devoted; willingness to sacrifice one s own advantage or happiness for the sake of others; self sacrifice. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • devoted — Synonyms and related words: Christian, Christianlike, Christianly, abandoned, absorbed, absorbed in, acquiescent, active, adoring, affectionate, afire, altruistic, appointed, ardent, beatified, believing, blessed, bound, bound and determined,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • self-effacing — Synonyms and related words: altruistic, backward, bashful, committed, consecrated, dedicated, deprecative, deprecatory, devoted, diffident, disinterested, humble, modest, rabbity, retiring, sacrificing, self abasing, self abnegating, self… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • self-denying — Synonyms and related words: Albigensian, Catharist, Franciscan, Sabbatarian, Trappist, Waldensian, abstinent, altruistic, anchoritic, ascetic, austere, committed, consecrated, dedicated, devoted, disinterested, eremitic, flagellant, humble,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • self-sacrificing — Synonyms and related words: altruistic, committed, consecrated, dedicated, devoted, disinterested, humble, modest, sacrificing, self abasing, self abnegating, self abnegatory, self denying, self devoted, self effacing, self forgetful, self… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • self-sufficient — Synonyms and related words: acquisitive, ambitious for self, autarchic, autarkic, autistic, autonomous, bashful, careerist, close, closed, complacent, consequential, dissociable, egotistical, erect, free spirited, freewheeling, grasping, greedy,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • self-contained — Synonyms and related words: acquisitive, aloof, ambitious for self, autarchic, autarkic, autistic, autonomous, bashful, calm, careerist, close, collected, complete, composed, controlled, cool, detached, dissociable, distant, egotistical, entire,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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