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Definition of "self-giving" [self-giving]

  • Characterized by self-sacrificing behavior; unselfish. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "self-giving" in a sentence
  • "But that does not necessarily mean he was God's only son, or daughter, with the capacity to live a selfless, self-giving life."
  • "The latter, however -- "following Jesus" -- could only ever result in a selfless, self-giving and transformational life, one lived after the example of Jesus himself, whose divine life positively impacted this world for good."
  • "We may be born self-centered, as infants naturally are, but we are called to be self-giving."