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self-surrender

Syllabification: self-sur·ren·der

Definition of self-surrender in English:

noun

The surrender of oneself or one’s will to an external influence, an emotion, or another person.
Example sentences
  • Increasingly, these seem the desperate words of self-surrender and self-sacrifice.
  • All forms of dedication, devotion, loyalty and self-surrender are in essence a desperate clinging to something which might give worth and meaning to our futile, spoiled lives.
  • It has shown itself unable to pass on the faith in its integrity and is inadequate, therefore, in fostering the joyful self-surrender called for in Christian marriage, in consecrated life, in ordained priesthood.

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