self-denying

Definitions of self-denying
  1. adjective
    willing to deprive yourself
    synonyms: self-giving, self-sacrificing
    unselfish
    disregarding your own advantages and welfare over those of others
  2. adjective
    used especially of behavior
    synonyms: renunciant, renunciative, self-abnegating
    nonindulgent, strict
    characterized by strictness, severity, or restraint
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