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abnegation


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Abnegation  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  abnegation 
  n  :  renunciation  of  your  own  interests  in  favor  of  the  interests 
  of  others  [syn:  {self-abnegation},  {denial},  {self-denial}, 
  {self-renunciation}] 




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