self-de·​ny·​ing ˌself-di-ˈnī-iŋ How to pronounce self-denying (audio)
: showing self-denial
self-denyingly adverb

Word History

First Known Use

1630, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of self-denying was in 1630

Dictionary Entries Near self-denying

Cite this Entry

“Self-denying.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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