self-deprivation

noun
self-dep·​ri·​va·​tion | \ ˌself-ˌde-prə-ˈvā-shən also -ˌdē-ˌprī- How to pronounce self-deprivation (audio) \

Definition of self-deprivation

: voluntary denial of oneself from possessing, using, consuming, or enjoying something desired No self-deprivation is called for, but simply the understanding that the healthiest, tastiest, and most nourishing way to eat is also the most economical, most compassionate, and least polluting.— John Robbins

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1645, in the meaning defined above

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