Synonyms for abnegation
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : ab-ni-gey-shuh n|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˌæb nɪˈgeɪ ʃən|
Top 10 synonyms for abnegation
Définition of abnegationOrigin :
- late 14c., "a negative assertion," c.1500 as "self-denial," from Latin abnegationem (nominative abnegatio) "refusal, denial," noun of action from past participle stem of abnegare "to refuse, deny," from ab- "off, away from" (see ab-) + negare "to deny" (see deny).
- noun denial, renouncement of something
- There is something sublime in your abnegation if, indeed, you have had no other client this week.
- Extract from : « The Burning Spear » by John Galsworthy
- No; even at his highest pitch of abnegation, he could not forget himself.
- Extract from : « Beyond » by John Galsworthy
- There is not only the remission by indemnification but the remission by abnegation.
- Extract from : « Looking Backward » by Edward Bellamy
- There was no peace except in the abnegation of all positive desire.
- Extract from : « Narcissus » by Evelyn Scott
- And is what is left—if anything is left—an adequate price for the abnegation of manhood?
- Extract from : « Flowers of Freethought » by George W. Foote
- Who could compel you to an abnegation which would cause you grief?
- Extract from : « Old Fritz and the New Era » by Louise Muhlbach
- But it is possible, as I say, that you may exaggerate the abnegation required of you.
- Extract from : « Under Two Flags » by Ouida [Louise de la Ramee]
- Why is there so much disavowal and abnegation in your hearts?
- Extract from : « Prophets of Dissent » by Otto Heller
- Abnegation: A plan for securing the thing in the easiest and surest way.
- Extract from : « The Roycroft Dictionary » by Elbert Hubbard
- It is the abnegation of God in the universe and of conscience in man.
- Extract from : « The Trial of Theodore Parker » by Theodore Parker
Antonyms for abnegation
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