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1. self-sacrifice

noun. acting with less concern for yourself than for the success of the joint activity.

Synonyms

  • denial
  • selflessness
  • self-renunciation
  • self-abnegation
  • abnegation
  • cooperation

Antonyms

  • indiscipline
  • affirmative
  • prosecution
  • selfishness

Etymology

  • sacrifice (English)
  • sacrificium (Latin)
  • self- (English)

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Example sentences of the word self-sacrifice


1. Noun Phrase
While selflessness is a virtue, self sacrifice for your partner isn't.

Quotes containing the word self-sacrifice


1. Loyalty and devotion lead to bravery. Bravery leads to the spirit of self-sacrifice. The spirit of self-sacrifice creates trust in the power of love*evotion lead to bravery. Bravery leads to the spirit of self-sacrifice. The spirit of self-sacrifice creates trust in the power of love.
*- Morihei Ueshiba


2. ...there is power in self-sacrifice*ower in self-sacrifice.
*- Veronica Roth, Divergent


3. A mini self-sacrifice is made when you force your heart to wait. I’ve got mine set on a timer, so I can do other things, like chase women*acrifice is made when you force your heart to wait. I’ve got mine set on a timer, so I can do other things, like chase women.
*- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE


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-confidence

noun. ['ˌsɛlfˈkɑːnfədəns'] freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities.

Synonyms

  • assurance
  • authority
  • uncertain
  • sure
  • self-assurance
  • unsure
  • certainty
  • incertain
  • sureness
  • confidence

Antonyms

  • uncertain
  • sure
  • unsure
  • uncertainty

Etymology

  • confidence (English)
  • confidentia (Latin)
  • self- (English)

4. 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)

5. sacrifice

verb. ['ˈsækrəˌfaɪs'] endure the loss of.

Synonyms

  • release
  • give up
  • devote
  • pay
  • give
  • consecrate
  • commit
  • dedicate
  • relinquish
  • resign

Antonyms

  • fixed
  • occupied
  • clasp
  • enlist

Etymology

  • sacrificium (Latin)
  • sacrifico (Latin)

6. sacrifice

noun. ['ˈsækrəˌfaɪs'] the act of losing or surrendering something as a penalty for a mistake or fault or failure to perform etc..

Synonyms

  • human action
  • act
  • deed
  • forfeiture
  • forfeit

Antonyms

  • confined
  • unfree
  • invest
  • requisition

Etymology

  • sacrificium (Latin)
  • sacrifico (Latin)

7. sacrifice

noun. ['ˈsækrəˌfaɪs'] personnel that are sacrificed (e.g., surrendered or lost in order to gain an objective).

Synonyms

  • loss

Antonyms

  • restrict
  • enforce

Etymology

  • sacrificium (Latin)
  • sacrifico (Latin)

8. sacrifice

verb. ['ˈsækrəˌfaɪs'] kill or destroy.

Antonyms

  • existent

Etymology

  • sacrificium (Latin)
  • sacrifico (Latin)

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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