Synonyms for self-denial
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : self-di-nahy-uh l, self-|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈsɛlf dɪˈnaɪ əl, ˌsɛlf-|
Définition of self-denialOrigin :
- 1640s, from self- + denial.
- noun abstinence
- This self-denial is the test and definition of self-government.
- Extract from : « Alarms and Discursions » by G. K. Chesterton
- I lay no claim to the distinction, and have the self-denial to reject it.'
- Extract from : « Barnaby Rudge » by Charles Dickens
- At the root of all lies the fear of the self-denial and the sacrifice which will be needed.
- Extract from : « The Ministry of Intercession » by Andrew Murray
- He has never known any hardships or been forced into any self-denial.
- Extract from : « Great Uncle Hoot-Toot » by Mrs. Molesworth
- A self-denial no less austere than the saint's is demanded of the scholar.
- Extract from : « Essays, First Series » by Ralph Waldo Emerson
- Self-denial is all very well as a means of strengthening the character.
- Extract from : « Howards End » by E. M. Forster
- The self-denial represented by these orders was not a little.
- Extract from : « Cy Whittaker's Place » by Joseph C. Lincoln
- No self-denial on his part was too great, if he could please me.
- Extract from : « Keziah Coffin » by Joseph C. Lincoln
- Important as illustrating the stern Spartan self-denial of the man and his followers.
- Extract from : « Cyropaedia » by Xenophon
- With self-denial and resolution I could live on very little.
- Extract from : « A Day's Ride » by Charles James Lever
Antonyms for self-denial
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