abnegation


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Synonyms for abnegation

Synonyms for abnegation

the denial and rejection of a doctrine or belief

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renunciation of your own interests in favor of the interests of others

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For his part, MP Abdelfattah Mourou said Slim Chaker died while he was performing his duty with devotion and abnegation, imploring the Almighty to bestow infinite mercy upon the deceased.
Il faut dire aussi que la direction du centre d'estivage d'Agadir, ainsi que tous ses collaborateurs, connus pour leur competence et leur abnegation, n'a menage aucun effort pour donner a cet evenement tout le rayonnement escompte.
The set-up is simple, maybe a little too much so: The war-torn city of Chicago harbors what is left of mankind and in order for the human race to continue to live in peace, society is divided into five distinct and unquestionable factions: Amity, representing the pacifist hippies who practice love and forgiveness; Abnegation, for those who are selfless and devote themselves to public duty; Candour, for the neo-lawyers who uphold truth and honesty; Erudite for the smart and intellectual; and Dauntless, for the physically athletic and brave, who pose as a mini-police force.
Based on Veronica Roth's novel, the film picks up the story three days after the end of Divergent (released last year), with Tris and Four on the run after foiling a plot to use mind-controlled Dauntless troops to attack the Abnegation faction.
Desperately trying to find out what the Abnegation faction sacrificed their lives to protect, and being hunted by Jeanine Matthews (Kate Winslet), the Erudite leader, they must search for answers and learn the truth about their world.
HM the King also praised the qualities of the deceased and his attachment to the immutable values of the Nation, adding that late Major General Achahbar has showed sincere patriotism and abnegation in the exercise of his duties.
Finally, in "The Traitor," Four describes his initial attraction to Tris and is faced with a dilemma about an impending attack on Abnegation.
A FUTURE Chicago is divided into five factions - Abnegation, Amity, Candor, Dauntless and Erudite that exemplify human traits - for which you are selected at 16.
DIVERGENT (12) FUTURISTIC Chicago is divided into five factions - Abnegation, Amity, Candor, Dauntless and Erudite - which exemplify positive aspects of the human personality: selflessness, cordiality, honesty, intelligence and courage.
DIVERGENT (12) FUTURISTIC Chicago is divided into five factions - Abnegation, Amity, Candor, Dauntless and Erudite - which exemplify positive aspects of the human personality: selflessness, cordiality, honesty, DIVERGENT (12) FUTURISTIC Chicago is divided into five factions - Abnegation, Amity, Candor, Dauntless and Erudite - which exemplify positive aspects of the human personality: selflessness, cordiality, honesty, intelligence and courage.
HM King Mohammed VI gave his approval for the promotion and appointment of some Moroccan civil servants as a reward for their devotion and abnegation in fulfilling their duties, said on Tuesday the Ministry of Royal Household, Protocol and Chancellery.
In this connection, he called on the Tunisians to exert efforts and work hard with abnegation to achieve the expected economic recovery.
Dawood was a vegetarian and a sage of insight who is believed to have led a life of extreme piety and self abnegation.
DIVERGENT (12A) YOU'LL need good ears and quiet sweet wrappers to find your way around a futuristic Chicago divided into five factions - Abnegation, Amity, Candor, Dauntless and Erudite.
Set in a futuristic dystopian society where people are divided in five distinct factions, each representing the virtue of its citizens - Abnegation (selfless); Amity (peaceful); Candor (honest); Dauntless (brave); and Erudite (intelligent) - being different could actually mean death.