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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Renouncing your own interests in favor of the interests of others.

Usage examples (30)
  • Noun : To reduce, one has to practice self-denial at the dinner table
  • M317 The self-denying ordinance, 3 April, 1645. 670
  • He was simple, temperate, and self-denying in his habits.
  • His untiring zeal and self-denying labors on their behalf entitle him to be called for more
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