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self-denial

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1 the act or practice of giving up or rejecting something once enjoyed or desired
  • Dieting is an endless exercise in self-denial.
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2 voluntary restraint in the satisfaction of one's appetites
  • Self-indulgent even when she was poor, she wasn't about to practice self-denial after getting rich.
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