Definition of "self-renunciation" [self•-re•nun•ci•a•tion]

  • The act of renouncing, or setting aside, one's own wishes, claims, etc.; self-sacrifice. (noun)

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Use "self-renunciation" in a sentence
  • "Despite his self-renunciation, it is the first version of his comments that activist teachers and their advocates are seizing on as accurate."
  • "Sufis, Islamic mystics, practice self-renunciation as a means to escape the exile from God that life really is, but rarely succeed."
  • "The way of sorrows, the way of pain, the way of self-renunciation, the way of My cross."