[self-sak-ruh-fahys, self-] /ˌsɛlfˈsæk rəˌfaɪs, ˈsɛlf-/
sacrifice of one’s interests, desires, etc., as for duty or the good of another.
the sacrifice of one’s own desires, interest, etc, for the sake of duty or for the well-being of others
noun, plural safeties. 1. the state of being safe; freedom from the occurrence or risk of injury, danger, or loss. 2. the quality of averting or not causing injury, danger, or loss. 3. a contrivance or device to prevent injury or avert danger. 4. Also called lock, safety catch, safety lock. a locking or cutoff […]
adjective 1. being the very same; identical. adjective 1. (prenominal) the very same
[self-sat-is-fak-shuh n] /ˈsɛlfˌsæt ɪsˈfæk ʃən/ noun 1. a usually smug satisfaction with oneself, one’s achievements, etc.
[self-sat-is-fahyd, self-] /ˈsɛlfˈsæt ɪsˌfaɪd, ˌsɛlf-/ adjective 1. feeling or showing satisfaction with oneself. self-satisfied adjective 1. having or showing a complacent satisfaction with oneself, one’s own actions, behaviour, etc