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Abnegation

Abnegation Meaning & Definition
Abnegation Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Abnegation?

[n] renunciation of your own interests in favor of the interests of others
[n] the denial and rejection of a doctrine or belief; "abnegation of the Holy Trinity"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Abnegation: denial | self-abnegation | self-denial | self-renunciation

Related Terms | Find terms related to Abnegation: abstinence | calm | calmness | conservatism | constraint | continence | contradiction | control | cool | declension | declination | declinature | declining | denial | deprivation | disagreement | disallowance | disclaimer | disclamation | disobedience | dispassion | dissent | evenness | forbearance | frugality | gentleness | golden mean | happy medium | holding back | impartiality | judiciousness | juste-milieu | lenity | meden agan | middle way | mildness | moderateness | moderation | moderationism | nay | naysaying | negation | negative | negative answer | negative attitude | negativeness | negativism | negativity | neutrality | nix | no | nonacceptance | noncompliance | nonconsent | nonobservance | nonviolence | nothing in excess | pacifism | prudence | recantation | refusal | rejection | renouncement | renunciation | repose | repudiation | restraint | retention | self-abnegation | self-control | self-denial | self-discipline | self-mastery | self-restraint | serenity | soberness | sobriety | sophrosyne | stability | steadiness | temperance | temperateness | thumbs-down | tranquillity | turndown | unexcessiveness | unextravagance | unextremeness | unwillingness | via media | withholding

See Also | denial | forgoing | forswearing | renunciation | selflessness | self-sacrifice

Abnegation In Webster's Dictionary

\Ab`ne*ga"tion\, n. [L. abnegatio: cf. F. abn['e]gation.] a denial; a renunciation. With abnegation of God, of his honor, and of religion, they may retain the friendship of the court. --Knox.

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