Definición de self-sacrifice en inglés:

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Pronunciación: /ˌsɛlfˈsakrɪfʌɪs/


[mass noun]
The giving up of one’s own interests or wishes in order to help others or advance a cause: years of sheer hard work and dedicated self-sacrifice ideals such as self-sacrifice and asceticism
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • It is about dedication and self-sacrifice to the ideal of national freedom.
  • The market economy invests heavily in and rewards individualism, not self-sacrifice and altruism, the lifeblood of the family.
  • I believe they imparted a bottom-line idea of morality derived from self-sacrifice, respect and immutable values.
self-denial, selflessness, unselfishness, altruism, self-discipline, asceticism, abnegation, self-abnegation, self-deprivation, abstemiousness, abstinence, moderation, austerity, temperance, abstention, renunciation;
celibacy, chastity;
rare continence



Oraciones de ejemplo
  • It's about the redemption of evil by self-sacrificial love.
  • The three-step walk is the most humble and self-sacrificial way for Buddhists to demonstrate their most sincere hope for what they hope to achieve as believers.
  • While there may be instances where such self-sacrificial love is appropriate, it is not an absolute duty.


Pronunciación: /ˌsɛlfˈsakrɪfʌɪsɪŋ/
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • I'm not in this to be noble and self-sacrificing and it's taken a significant toll on my own work and on family life.
  • As for the widow's mite, we have praised her devotion a zillion times, but none of us really wants a whole congregation full of generously self-sacrificing poor people, do we?
  • Such self-sacrificing acts of altruism require an explanation, because they seem to contradict what is expected in a world shaped by natural selection

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