self-sacrificing

self-sacrificing
Synonyms and related words:
altruistic, committed, consecrated, dedicated, devoted, disinterested, humble, modest, sacrificing, self-abasing, self-abnegating, self-abnegatory, self-denying, self-devoted, self-effacing, self-forgetful, self-immolating, self-neglectful, self-neglecting, self-renouncing, self-unconscious, selfless, unacquisitive, unpossessive, unpretentious, unselfish, unsparing of self

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  • Self-sacrificing — Self sac ri*fi cing, a. Yielding up one s own interest, feelings, etc; sacrificing one s self. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • self-sacrificing — self sacrifice ► NOUN ▪ the giving up of one s own interests or wishes in order to help others or advance a cause. DERIVATIVES self sacrificial adjective self sacrificing adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • self-sacrificing — ADJ GRADED Someone who is self sacrificing gives up what they want so that other people can have what they need or want. He was a generous self sacrificing man …   English dictionary

  • self-sacrificing — adjective Making, or willing to make, a self sacrifice. Mother Teresas self sacrificing nature made her world famous for her willingness to place others needs before her own …   Wiktionary

  • self-sacrificing — adjective Date: 1817 sacrificing oneself for others • self sacrificingly adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • self-sacrificing — adjective willing to deprive yourself • Syn: ↑self denying, ↑self giving • Similar to: ↑unselfish …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-sacrificing — See self sacrifice. * * * …   Universalium

  • self-sacrificing — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. big hearted, helpful, self effacing; see generous 1 , noble 1 , 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • self-sacrificing — See: self sacrifice …   English dictionary

  • self-re|nun|ci|a|to|ry — «SEHLF rih NUHN see uh TR ee, TOHR », adjective. = self sacrificing. (Cf. ↑self sacrificing) …   Useful english dictionary

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