self-giving

noun
self-giv·​ing | \ ˌself-ˈgi-viŋ How to pronounce self-giving (audio) \

Definition of self-giving

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: self-sacrifice encouraged self-giving in their community

self-giving

adjective

Definition of self-giving (Entry 2 of 2)

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

First Known Use of self-giving

Noun

1850, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

1668, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-giving.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-giving. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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