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Noun: abnegation  ,ab-ni'gey-shun
  1. The denial and rejection of a doctrine or belief
    "abnegation of the Holy Trinity"
  2. Renunciation of your own interests in favour of the interests of others
    - self-abnegation, denial, self-denial, self-renunciation

Derived forms: abnegations

Type of: denial, forgoing, forswearing, renunciation, selflessness, self-sacrifice

Encyclopedia: Abnegation