Definitions of self-abnegation
  1. noun
    renunciation of your own interests in favor of the interests of others
    synonyms: abnegation, denial, self-denial, self-renunciation
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    forgoing, forswearing, renunciation
    the act of renouncing; sacrificing or giving up or surrendering (a possession or right or title or privilege etc.)
    self-sacrifice, selflessness
    acting with less concern for yourself than for the success of the joint activity
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