Definition of "self-sacrificing" [self•-sac•ri•fi•cing]
Making, or willing to make, a self-sacrifice.(adjective)
Present participle of self-sacrifice.(verb)
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Use "self-sacrificing" in a sentence
"Some bloggers have referred to the self-sacrificing group as the Suicide Corps and compared their resolve to that of the Second World War's kamikaze pilots, who boldly took on suicide missions."
"In film portrayals of African Americans, by the early 1970s, the sexless and self-sacrificing characters played by Sidney Poitier during the civil rights era had been replaced by hypersexual superheroes who had achieved spectacular wealth by means other than “working for the Man.”"
"Proponents of same-sex marriage have justified their demand by presenting homosexual partners as devoted, self-sacrificing, and industrious adults."