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self-abnegation

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voluntary restraint in the satisfaction of one's appetites
  • even after acquiring great wealth, he continued to practice a kind of puritanical self-abnegation

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“Self-abnegation.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/self-abnegation. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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