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Meaning of SELF-DENIAL

Pronunciation:  'selfdi'nIul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  renunciation of your own interests in favor of the interests of others
  2. [n]  the act of denying yourself; controlling your impulses
  3. [n]  the trait of practicing self discipline
 

SELF-DENIAL is a 11 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: abnegation, denial, self-abnegation, self-control, self-discipline, self-discipline, self-renunciation
 
 See Also: abstention, abstinence, abstinence, asceticism, austerity, continence, continency, control, discipline, forgoing, forswearing, mortification, nonindulgence, renunciation, selflessness, self-sacrifice

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Self`-de*ni"al\, n.
The denial of one's self; forbearing to gratify one's own
desires; self-sacrifice.

 

 

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