self-denying

adjective
self-de·ny·ing | \ˌself-di-ˈnī-iŋ \

Definition of self-denying 

: showing self-denial

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self-denyingly \ˌself-di-ˈnī-iŋ-lē \ adverb

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Synonyms

abstemious, abstentious, abstinent, continent, sober, temperate

Antonyms

self-indulgent

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First Known Use of self-denying

1630, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of self-denying was in 1630

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