Synonyms for abnegate
|Grammar : Verb|
|Spell : ab-ni-geyt|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈæb nɪˌgeɪt|
Définition of abnegateOrigin :
- 1650s, from Latin abnegatus, past participle of abnegare "to refuse, deny" (see abnegation). Related: Abnegated; abnegating.
- verb renounce
- In the vanity typical of the insecure, they abnegate all foreign knowledge.
- Extract from : « After the Rain » by Sam Vaknin
- The most God-like man is the one who can abnegate without feeling the sacrifice.
- Extract from : « Where Art Begins » by Hume Nisbet
- She spurns the doctrine that it is woman's position to abnegate and to immolate herself.
- Extract from : « The Salamander » by Owen Johnson
- The fact of so little cultivation does not abnegate the existence of industry on the part of the villagers.
- Extract from : « The War Trail » by Mayne Reid
- In those days the strong made no pretence to protect the weak, or to abnegate their natural power.
- Extract from : « Hodge and His Masters » by Richard Jefferies
- The quality of Mantchou has thus by degrees become a very costly affair, and many, of consequence, seek altogether to abnegate it.
- Extract from : « Travels in Tartary, Thibet, and China » by Evariste Regis Huc
Antonyms for abnegate
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