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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There were two new hotels-- one a "Temperance House," whose ascetic quality was confined only to the abnegation of whiskey--a rival stage office, and a small one-storied building, from which the "Sierran Banner" fluttered weekly, for "ten dollars a year, in advance.
It is far more probably to be traced to the noble abnegation of Self, which is one of the grandest--and to the credit of woman be it said--one of the commonest virtues of the sex.
Why is there so much negation and abnegation in your hearts?
In a futuristic Chicago, society has been split into five communities - the selfless Abnegations, smart Erudites, kind Amities, honest Candors and daring Dauntlesses.
The outer ring of Christianity is a rigid guard of ethical abnegations and professional priests; but inside that inhuman guard you will find the old human life dancing like children, and drinking wine like men; for Christianity is the only frame for pagan freedom.