other words for self-abnegation
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
I consider that you paid your debt over and over again, and that your final act of self-abnegation was entirely uncalled for.
However, when the mother positively refused to accept of this act of self-abnegation, I can not say that he regretted it.
Instead of conquering by selfishness he conquered by self-abnegation.
The patriotism was counterfeit; the self-abnegation and the generosity were counterfeit.
I did him the simple justice to believe that his self-abnegation was sincere.
His self-abnegation was assuredly heroic, and may even be called sublime.
The excellence we look for must be spiritual—vigour of faith, self-abnegation of love, passion of zeal.
We are taught that "self-abnegation" is the substance of virtue and self-forgetfulness the inseparable quality of right conduct.
In whom self-abnegation was the underlying principle of all daily doing.
I never saw that in Chicago—that patience and self-abnegation.