the sacrifice of one’s own desires; unselfishness.
an act or instance of restraining or curbing one’s desires:
To reduce, one has to practice self-denial at the dinner table.
the denial or sacrifice of one’s own desires
noun 1. the state of relying on or needing someone or something for aid, support, or the like. 2. reliance; confidence; trust: Her complete reliability earned her our dependence. 3. an object of reliance or trust. 4. the state of being conditional or contingent on something, as through a natural or logical sequence: the dependence […]
adjective 1. relying on someone or something else for aid, support, etc. 2. conditioned or determined by something else; contingent: Our trip is dependent on the weather. 3. subordinate; subject: a dependent territory. 4. Grammar. not used in isolation; used only in connection with other forms. In I walked out when the bell rang, when […]
adjective 1. corrupt, wicked, or perverted. adjective 1. morally bad or debased; corrupt; perverted
[self-dep-ri-key-ting, self-] /ˈsɛlfˈdɛp rɪˌkeɪ tɪŋ, ˌsɛlf-/ adjective 1. belittling or undervaluing oneself; excessively modest. self-deprecating adjective 1. having a tendency to disparage oneself