Definitions of self-abnegation
  1. noun

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

    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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