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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Downplaying your own interests in favor of the interests of others.

Usage examples (29)
  • His doctrine may be summed up in a word: he teaches self-renunciation.
  • Viewed in a certain light, it would be an act of noble self-renunciation.
  • He feels the calm of self-renunciation, but united with no monkish indolence.
  • Divine glory, and with a depth of self-renunciation on the part of the writers. for more
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