Synonyms of self-denial


1. self-discipline, self-denial, discipline

usage: the trait of practicing self discipline

2. self-denial, self-discipline, self-control, control

usage: the act of denying yourself; controlling your impulses

3. abnegation, self-abnegation, denial, self-denial, self-renunciation, selflessness, self-sacrifice, renunciation, forgoing, forswearing

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

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