self-renouncing

adjective
\ ˌself-ri-ˈnaun(t)-siŋ How to pronounce self-renouncing (audio) \

Definition of self-renouncing

: marked by the renouncing of one's own wishes, desires, or ambitions an altruistic, self-renouncing person self-renouncing love

First Known Use of self-renouncing

1641, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-renouncing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-renouncing. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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