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Synonyms for abnegation

noun denial, renouncement of something
  • abandonment
  • abstinence
  • forbearance
  • refusal
  • rejection
  • relinquishment
  • renunciation
  • sacrifice
  • self-denial
  • surrender
  • temperance
  • eschewal
  • giving up
  • nixing
  • stonewall

Antonyms for abnegation

  • allowance
  • approval
  • excess
  • indulgence
  • intemperance
  • sanction
  • self-indulgence
  • acquiescence
  • admittance
  • yielding
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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noun. restraint from desires, especially physical desires

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noun. refusal to believe

palinode

noun. retraction

quitclaim

noun. abdication

recantation

noun. retraction
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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