Definition of abnegation in English:

abnegation

Line breaks: ab|ne¦ga¦tion
Pronunciation: /abnɪˈgeɪʃ(ə)n
 
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noun

[mass noun]

Origin

Middle English: from Latin abnegatio(n-), from the verb abnegare (see abnegate).

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