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self-sacrifice

self-sac·ri·fice

self-sacrifice

 
pronunciation:
self sae kr faIs
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: doing without or giving up one's pleasures or personal interests for the benefit of others or from a sense of duty.
similar words:
altruism
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derivations: self-sacrificing (adj.), self-sacrificingly (adv.)