Definitions of self-abnegation

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

abnegation, denial, self-denial, self-renunciation
Type of:
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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