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In fact, corporate and union moneys go overwhelmingly to incumbents, so limiting that money, as Congress did in the campaign finance law, may be the single most self-denying thing that Congress has ever done.
Elena Kagan

Meaning of "self-denying" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SELF-DENYING

self-denying  [ˌselfdɪˈnaɪɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SELF-DENYING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Self-Denying is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES SELF-DENYING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Self-denial

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.

Definition of self-denying in the English dictionary

The definition of self-denying in the dictionary is given to the denial or sacrifice of your own desires.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SELF-DENYING


buying
ˈbaɪɪŋ
crying
ˈkraɪɪŋ
drying
ˈdraɪɪŋ
dyeing
ˈdaɪɪŋ
dying
ˈdaɪɪŋ
flying
ˈflaɪɪŋ
frying
ˈfraɪɪŋ
home-buying
ˈhəʊmˌbaɪɪŋ
horrifying
ˈhɒrɪˌfaɪɪŋ
lying
ˈlaɪɪŋ
multiplying
ˈmʌltɪplaɪɪŋ
outlying
ˈaʊtˌlaɪɪŋ
overlying
ˌəʊvəˈlaɪɪŋ
qualifying
ˈkwɒlɪfaɪɪŋ
satisfying
ˈsætɪsfaɪɪŋ
spying
ˈspaɪɪŋ
terrifying
ˈtɛrɪˌfaɪɪŋ
trying
ˈtraɪɪŋ
underlying
ˌʌndəˈlaɪɪŋ
unifying
ˈjuːnɪfaɪɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SELF-DENYING

self-deceit
self-deception
self-deceptive
self-declared
self-defeating
self-defence
self-defense
self-defensive
self-delusion
self-denial
self-denyingly
self-deprecating
self-deprecatingly
self-deprecatory
self-depreciating
self-destruct
self-destruction
self-destructive
self-determination
self-determined

WORDS THAT END LIKE SELF-DENYING

accompanying
annoying
bullying
copying
go without saying
laying
lobbying
magnifying
nannying
paying
playing
praying
role playing
role-playing
saying
surveying
that goes without saying
tying
varying
worrying

Synonyms and antonyms of self-denying in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «self-denying» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SELF-DENYING

Find out the translation of self-denying to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of self-denying 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-denying» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

自我否定
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

abnegada
570 millions of speakers

English

self-denying
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

स्वयं इस बात का खंडन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

- إنكار الذات
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

самоотверженный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

abnegados
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আত্মত্যাগী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

qui se sacrifie
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Menafikan diri
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Selbstverleugnung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

自己否定
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

자기 부인
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nyenyuwun
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tự phủ nhận
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சுய மறுத்து
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

स्वतःला नाकारणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

özverili
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

abnegazione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

samozaparcia
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

самовіддану
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

lepădare de sine
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αυταπάρνηση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

selfverloënende
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

självförnekande
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

selvfornektende
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of self-denying

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SELF-DENYING»

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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SELF-DENYING» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about self-denying

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QUOTES WITH «SELF-DENYING»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word self-denying.
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Elena Kagan
In fact, corporate and union moneys go overwhelmingly to incumbents, so limiting that money, as Congress did in the campaign finance law, may be the single most self-denying thing that Congress has ever done.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SELF-DENYING»

Discover the use of self-denying in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to self-denying and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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For the Joy Set Before Us: Augustine and Self-Denying Love
The resolution to this dilemma, argues Gerald W. Schlabach, lies with St. Augustine. In this engaging book, Schlabach examines how Augustine reconciled self-love and self-denial in a unified Christian love.
Gerald Schlabach, 2001
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Post-War Planning on the Periphery: Anglo-American Economic ...
Eventually, the policy pursued by the Churchill government was to call upon the US to agree to what the Foreign Office termed a 'self-denying ordinance' in Latin America, which would ensure that neither country secured commercial ...
Thomas C. Mills, 2012
3
Mercantile States and the World Oil Cartel, 1900-1939
Standard Oil's position on this changed: in June 1927 the company still opposed the restrictions of the self-denying clause, fearing that Anglo-Persian and Royal Dutch-Shell would veto oil development that would compete with their oil in the ...
Gregory Patrick Nowell, 1994
4
A Self-Denying Ordinance
Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.
Hamilton M, 2013
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Reasons and Persons
Suppose, finally, that I know myself to be never self-denying. If you drive me to my home, it would be worse for me if I gave you the promised reward. Since I know that I never do what will be worse for me, I know that I shall break my promise.
Derek Parfit, 1984
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The Practical Works of Richard Baxter: with a Life of the ...
The selfish lean most to their own understandings: but the self-denying trust the wisdom of God. The selfish are careful principally, for themselves, and their own felicity, even a terrene and carnal kind of felicity ; but the self-denying are ...
Richard Baxter, William Orme, 1830
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The practical works of ... Richard Baxter, with a life of ...
The selfish lean most to their own understandings : but the self-denying trust the wisdom of God. The selfish are careful principally, for themselves, and their own felicity, even a terrene and carnal kind of felicity ; but the self-denying are ...
Richard Baxter, William Orme, 1830
8
A Complete Body of Doctrinal and Practical Divinity: Or, A ...
The common distribution of it is not amiss, into natural or civil self, sinful self, and righteous self; all which a self-denying christian is made willing to part with. First, With natural and civil self, with things relative both to soul and body, of which a ...
John Gill, 1796
9
180 Days behind the Curtain: A Deeper Life Daily Devotional
is. Self-Denying. X. Self-denying. saints are those who supply Jesus to others. It is the lifestyle that is diametrically opposed to the old life of loving self. Paul told Timothy this old life is the cause of all the difficulties and problems in the church;  ...
David Frazier, 2014
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Miscellaneous
God's command to Abraham was a very singular and self denying command, but he found no difficulty in understanding its plain, but important meaning. His willingness to obey God in the most self denying manner, made him willing to ...
Nathanael Emmons, Jacob Ide, 1842

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SELF-DENYING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term self-denying is used in the context of the following news items.
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Stewart Parnell would be proud of the SNP
... a division later this year on assisted dying might once again result in the SNP denying, so to speak, its self-denying ordinance over English-only issues. «The Independent, Jul 15»
2
The War Over Kylie Jenner?s Cornrows
While we were all coping with that relationship implosion—while simultaneously self-denying that we care more about the trashy Kourt & Scott than the classy ... «Daily Beast, Jul 15»
3
SNP should resist temptation to intervene in fox-hunting vote
The SNP traditionally operates according to the self-denying ordinance which sees MPs abstain on matters affecting only England. Yet if they choose not to ... «Herald Scotland, Jul 15»
4
English votes for English laws dominates PMQT
Cameron added: “Given our modest proposal would actually restrict the SNP from far fewer votes than its own self-denying ordinance does, I would think it ... «The National, Jul 15»
5
15 Significant TV Moments Pope Francis Missed In The 25 Years …
Just in case Pope Francis decides to break his self-denying stint or gets a member of the Swiss guard to read this to him, we have compiled a list of the most ... «Bustle, May 15»
6
Skin Bleaching: The Dark Side of Beauty
Skin bleaching can be seen as a result of colorism, a self-denying legacy of colonialism which can be seen amongst women of ethnic minorities. Colonialism ... «The Women's International Perspective, May 15»
7
Enough With the Washingtonian Fashion Restraint! The 2016 …
The self-denying earnestness of Washington style—the cobalt blue ladies' suits, the baggy menswear—has lost all resonance. And another thing: Since we, the ... «Slate Magazine, Apr 15»
8
HDP: Davutoğlu's election manifesto aims to win votes for Erdoğan …
So all those pledges will come to nothing. Mr. Ahmet Davutoğlu is therefore conducting a self-denying election manifesto and campaign and he isn't even aware ... «Hurriyet Daily News, Apr 15»
9
No VAT rise in next government, Cameron says
The Tories say they worked out some time ago they could afford the self-denying ordinance because the nation's finances are in such good order. But you can't ... «Channel 4 News, Mar 15»
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Nicola Sturgeon: SNP MPs will vote on English issues, including the …
... twaddle” and attempting to destroy the Union when she said the SNP would drop its self-denying ordinance not to vote on matters that do not affect Scotland. «Telegraph.co.uk, Feb 15»

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