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self-denial

self-de·ni·al

self-denial

 
pronunciation:
self dih naI l
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: the refusal to gratify or indulge one's own needs or desires.
antonyms:
self-indulgence, self-indulgence
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derivations: self-denying (adj.), self-denyingly (adv.)