Self-abnegation meaning

sĕlfăbnĭ-gāshən
The denial or invalidation of one's own needs, interests, etc. in the sake of another's; the setting aside of self-interest.
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Self abnegation is a person putting their needs and wants aside for the sake of others.

An example of self abnegation is a mother giving the last of the food in the house to her hungry child.

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The setting aside of self-interest for the sake of others or for a belief or principle.
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Lack of consideration for oneself or one's own interest; self-denial.
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