What’s the meaning of this strange word? I checked it in the dictionary, but it is not defined in simple, simple terms.
Like in this sentence: “Jesus had no self-abnegation and humility when the Pharisees suggested his disciples should wash their hands before eating bread.”
Originally Posted by julio
renounce or reject (something desired or valuable). — DERIVATIVES abnegation noun.
— ORIGIN Latin, from negare ‘deny’.
Renunciation of your own interests in favour of the interests of others