Definition of self-consecration
: the act of dedicating oneself to a sacred purpose : the act of consecrating oneself Every one … shares in Christ's self-consecration on our behalf.— Thomas F. Torrance At the same time, a tuft of hair is cut in a symbolic tonsure, an act of self-consecration to God.— Katherine Clark
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