self-abnegation

noun
self-ab·​ne·​ga·​tion | \ ˌself-ˌab-ni-ˈgā-shən How to pronounce self-abnegation (audio) \
plural self-abnegations

Definition of self-abnegation

: self-denial, self-sacrifice … the notion that having a baby demands complete and total self-abnegation, and anything short of that is not enough.— Jessi Klein

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1647, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of self-abnegation was in 1647

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