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

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SELF-SACRIFICES

But the thought of the little visitors for whom they were made sweetened and cheered her self-sacrifices.

And in return for my self-sacrifices, she hated me, defied me, died without one word of kindness to me.

WORD ORIGIN

1805, from self- + sacrifice (n.). Adjective self-sacrific'd attested from 1711. Related: self-sacrificing.

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