self-giving

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noun

self-giv·​ing ˌself-ˈgi-viŋ How to pronounce self-giving (audio)
: self-sacrifice
encouraged self-giving in their community

self-giving

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adjective

: self-sacrificing
… one of the most self-giving, compassionate persons I know …Ned Walsh

Word History

First Known Use

Noun

1850, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

1668, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of self-giving was in 1668

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“Self-giving.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-giving. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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