self-abnegating

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  • self-abnegating — adjective used especially of behavior • Syn: ↑renunciant, ↑renunciative, ↑self denying • Similar to: ↑nonindulgent, ↑strict • Derivationally related forms: ↑renounce …   Useful english dictionary

  • renunciant renunciative self-abnegating self-denying — nonindulgent onindulgent adj. 1. not indulgent. [Narrower terms: {austere, forbidding, stern ; {blue(prenominal), puritan, puritanical ; {corrective, disciplinary, disciplinal ; {monkish ; {renunciant, renunciative, self abnegating, self denying… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • self-abnegation — self abnegating, adj. /self ab ni gay sheuhn/, n. self denial or self sacrifice. [1650 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • self-effacing — Synonyms and related words: altruistic, backward, bashful, committed, consecrated, dedicated, deprecative, deprecatory, devoted, diffident, disinterested, humble, modest, rabbity, retiring, sacrificing, self abasing, self abnegating, self… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • self-denying — Synonyms and related words: Albigensian, Catharist, Franciscan, Sabbatarian, Trappist, Waldensian, abstinent, altruistic, anchoritic, ascetic, austere, committed, consecrated, dedicated, devoted, disinterested, eremitic, flagellant, humble,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • self-sacrificing — Synonyms and related words: altruistic, committed, consecrated, dedicated, devoted, disinterested, humble, modest, sacrificing, self abasing, self abnegating, self abnegatory, self denying, self devoted, self effacing, self forgetful, self… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • self-deprecating — adj self critical, overly modest, humble, unpretentious; unassertive, shrinking, retiring, backward, quiet, constrained, restrained, reserved; self abnegating, self abasing, self effacing, unassuming, unpresuming; diffident, shy, hesitant,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • self-disciplined — nonindulgent onindulgent adj. 1. not indulgent. [Narrower terms: {austere, forbidding, stern ; {blue(prenominal), puritan, puritanical ; {corrective, disciplinary, disciplinal ; {monkish ; {renunciant, renunciative, self abnegating, self denying… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • self-denying — adjective 1. willing to deprive yourself • Syn: ↑self giving, ↑self sacrificing • Similar to: ↑unselfish 2. used especially of behavior • Syn: ↑renunciant, ↑renuncia …   Useful english dictionary

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