Definition of "self-denying" [self•-de•ny•ing]

  • (adjective) Without concern for ones own advantage; selfless or self-sacrificing

Use "self-denying" in a sentence

  • "They were Americans, descended out of the English, and yet the refraining and self-denying of the English spirit-groping were not theirs."
  • "It is perhaps little wonder that Savonarola remains such a fascinating figure, capable of being portrayed as the acme of either self-denying sanctity or philistine heresy."
  • "It isn't something I can reconcile in the future with a regeneration, because it means the Doctor is basically self-denying, therefore, he is NOT a character I admire."

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