self-denial

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

self- +‎ denial

NounEdit

self-denial (plural self-denials)

  1. The act of refusing to recognize unpleasant facts even when presented by one's self.
  2. Taking action that sacrifices one's own benefit for the good of others.

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Last modified on 17 April 2014, at 21:16