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1. self-denial

noun. renunciation of your own interests in favor of the interests of others.

Synonyms

  • renunciation
  • denial
  • self-renunciation
  • selflessness
  • self-abnegation
  • forgoing
  • abnegation
  • forswearing

Antonyms

  • acceptance
  • affirmative
  • prosecution
  • selfishness

Etymology

  • denial (English)
  • self- (English)

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Rhymes with Self Denial

  • pretrial
  • mistrial
  • retrial
  • redial
  • gemayel
  • trial
  • viall
  • vial
  • rial
  • lyall
  • lisle
  • hisle
  • dyal
  • dial
  • aisle

2. self-sustaining

adjective. able to provide for your own needs without help from others.

Synonyms

  • independent
  • self-sufficient

Antonyms

  • joint
  • unfree
  • nonworker

3. self-satisfaction

noun. the feeling you have when you are satisfied with yourself.

Synonyms

  • self-complacency
  • complacency
  • smugness
  • satisfaction

Antonyms

  • discontentment
  • nonpayment
  • letdown
  • boredom

Etymology

  • satisfaction (English)
  • satisfactio (Latin)
  • self- (English)

4. self-denial

noun. the act of denying yourself; controlling your impulses.

Synonyms

  • self-discipline
  • ascesis
  • control
  • mortification
  • abstinence
  • asceticism

Antonyms

  • unrestraint
  • irresoluteness
  • inactivity
  • derestrict

Etymology

  • denial (English)
  • self- (English)

5. denial

noun. ['dɪˈnaɪəl'] the act of refusing to comply (as with a request).

Synonyms

  • naysaying
  • speech act
  • disclaimer
  • negative
  • abnegation
  • refusal

Antonyms

  • yea
  • yes
  • uncharged
  • advantageous

6. denial

noun. ['dɪˈnaɪəl'] the act of asserting that something alleged is not true.

Synonyms

  • assertion
  • asseveration
  • averment
  • negation

Antonyms

  • optimistic
  • constructive
  • inclined
  • favorable

7. denial

noun. ['dɪˈnaɪəl'] renunciation of your own interests in favor of the interests of others.

Synonyms

  • renunciation
  • self-denial
  • self-renunciation
  • selflessness
  • self-abnegation
  • forgoing
  • abnegation
  • forswearing

Antonyms

  • acceptance
  • indiscipline
  • selfishness
  • egoism

8. denial

noun. ['dɪˈnaɪəl'] (psychiatry) a defense mechanism that denies painful thoughts.

Synonyms

  • defense reaction
  • defence mechanism
  • defense
  • defence reaction
  • defence

Antonyms

  • plus
  • defense
  • question
  • offence

9. self

noun. ['ˈsɛlf'] your consciousness of your own identity.

Synonyms

  • anima
  • ego

Antonyms

  • stranger
  • introvert
  • withholder

Etymology

  • self (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. self

noun. ['ˈsɛlf'] a person considered as a unique individual.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • number one
  • person
  • individual
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • adult
  • loser
  • unemotional person
  • worker

Etymology

  • self (Middle English (1100-1500))
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