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WHAT DOES SELF-DENIAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?
Self-denial refers to altruistic abstinence - the willingness to forgo personal pleasures or undergo personal trials in the pursuit of the increased good of another. Various religions and cultures take differing views of self-denial, some considering it a positive trait and others considering it a negative one. According to some Christians, self-denial is considered a superhuman virtue only obtainable through Jesus. Some critics of self-denial suggest that self-denial can lead to self-hatred and claim that the self-denial practiced in Judaism has created self-hating Jews.
The translations of self-denial from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «self-denial» in English.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SELF-DENIAL» OVER TIME
The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «self-denial» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «self-denial» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.
Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about self-denial
8 QUOTES WITH «SELF-DENIAL»
Famous quotes and sentences with the word self-denial.
Honore de Balzac
The art of motherhood involves much silent, unobtrusive self-denial, an hourly devotion which finds no detail too minute.
I bless God for this retirement: I never was more thankful for any thing than I have been of late for the necessity I am under of self-denial in many respects.
Football is like life - it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority.
Fat is a way of saying no to powerlessness and self-denial.
Integrity is the first step to true greatness. Men love to praise, but are slow to practice it. To maintain it in high places costs self-denial; in all places it is liable to opposition, but its end is glorious, and the universe will yet do it homage.
Theodore C. Sorensen
If we can but tear the blindfold of self-deception from our eyes and loosen the gag of self-denial from our voices, we can restore our country to greatness.
The worst education which teaches self-denial, is better than the best which teaches everything else, and not that.
William Graham Sumner
A good father believes that he does wisely to encourage enterprise, productive skill, prudent self-denial, and judicious expenditure on the part of his son.
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SELF-DENIAL»
Discover the use of self-denial in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to self-denial and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
You will benefit greatly to see how faith acts to transform losses caused by self-denial into true honor. This is an insightful, practical book a helpful antidote for our natural selfishness.
Jeremiah Burroughs, Don Kistler, 2010
Powerful and immensely informative, this collection makes accessible the mindset of a disease that has long been misunderstood.
Kate M. Taylor, 2008
Simone Weil and the Politics of Self-denial
Simone Weil and the Politics of Self-Denial delivers what no other book on Weil has - a comprehensive study of her political thought.
Athanasios Moulakis, 1998
Sermons on Retirement, Self-denial and Resignation: On the ...
On the Sufferings and Example of Christ, &c., Particularly Adapted for Christian
Consideration During Lent. chew. To this probably he was liable in a degree
beyond our ordinary rate ; for that in him nature was most perfect, his complexion
Catholic Girlhood Narratives: The Church and Self-Denial
In this pioneering study of thirty-three girlhood memoirs and autobiographies by twentieth-century Roman Catholic women from six countries, Elizabeth N. Evasdaughter argues that the narratives are linked by a remembered conflict with the ...
Elizabeth N. Evasdaughter, 1996
By Way of the Heart: Toward a Holistic Christian Spirituality
juxtaposed with the gospel value of self-denial. Unfortunately, the notion of self-denial has suffered so many aberrations throughout the history of Christian
spirituality that it frequently triggers off a knee- jerk rejection among some
Wilkie Au, 1989
The Duty of Self-Denial: (And 10 Other Sermons)
Includes ten sermons: "The Comforting Rod," "The Peace of Christ," "Kiss the Son," "Till My Change Comes," "His Heart Is Fixed," "Light in Darkness," "The Good Shepherd," "How Must We Make Religion Our Business?
Thomas Watson, 1995
Self-denial, The social glass, The last herring, and The ...
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E. & G. Merriam, 1826
Sacred Classics, Or, Cabinet Library of Divinity: Sermons on ...
... of God, and from the testimony of their own experience, how impossible it is not
to deny our Master, unless we will deny ourselves; and. how vainly we attempt to
follow him that was crucified, 130 ON SELF-DENIAL. On Self-denial Wesley.
Richard Cattermole, Henry Stebbing, 1835
Bruno; or, Lessons of patience, fidelity, and self-denial, ...
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came to Tony's feet. He leaped up upon him, wagging his tail most energetically,
and in other ways manifesting the most extraordinary joy. In a minute or two he ...
Jacob Abbott, Thulia Susannah Engall, 1855
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SELF-DENIAL»
Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term self-denial is used in the context of the following news items.
Buhari Harps On Self-Denial, Sacrifice And Patriotism At Eid-el-Fitri
The president said a greater acceptance by Nigerians of Ramadan's key lessons of self-denial and sacrifice would serve the country well as his administration ... «Information Nigeria, Jul 15»
Charities that use Lent to fundraise
Self-denial fundraising campaigns like Go Sober October, Dryathlon and the new De-Chox campaign from British Heart Foundation are clearly popular. «UK Fundraising, Feb 15»
The rewards of a little self-denial in Lent are extraordinary
A Stanford academic called Walter Mischel devised the ground-breaking Marshmallow Test. It was very simple: they put a young child alone in a room with a ... «Catholic Herald Online, Feb 15»
Self denial for Lent; Christians mark start of 40-day liturgical season …
Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent for Christians, a 40-day journey of prayer, penance and self-denial in preparation for Easter. Detroit Archbishop ... «WXYZ, Feb 15»
What Will You Give Up For Lent? Mardi Gras Feasting Begins Ash …
Mardi Gras Feasting Begins Ash Wednesday's Period Of Self-Denial ... it's the polar opposite and time for self-reflection, spiritual focusing, and self-denial. «CBS Local, Feb 15»
Jodi Arias Secret Transcripts: Told Jury She Was in Self-Denial
Jodi Arias struggled for two years to admit to herself that she killed her former lover, the convicted murderer told a jury deciding whether she should be executed, ... «Newsmax.com, Jan 15»
UM students should end self-denial, buck up
Factnot Fiction: He is a typical coward with a self denial attitude; now our universities are worse than manure. Our graduates are a shame to the nation and yet ... «Malaysia Kini, Oct 14»
Self-denial cripples diets and retirements
Lisa Hay, CPA, CFP®, is a Lead Advisor with Cornerstone Capital Advisors, an independent fee-only financial firm. Lisa serves as a personal CFO, helping ... «MarketWatch, Sep 14»
Same-sex love, self-denial and the cross
....the theology of self-denial and redemptive suffering which flows from the crucifixion of Jesus and the symbol of the cross has often undermined people's ... «Ekklesia, Sep 14»
Sam George: Self-denial makes Akufo-Addo a serial loser
nana addo A member of the Communication's team of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC), Samuel George has spelt doom for the New Patriotic ... «Vibe Ghana, Aug 14»
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