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Dictionary entry overview: What does self-denying mean?
• SELF-DENYING (adjective)
The adjective SELF-DENYING has 2 senses:
1. willing to deprive yourself
2. used especially of behavior
Familiarity information: SELF-DENYING used as an adjective is rare.
Dictionary entry details
|Sense 1||self-denying [BACK TO TOP]|
Willing to deprive yourself
unselfish (disregarding your own advantages and welfare over those of others)
|Sense 2||self-denying [BACK TO TOP]|
Used especially of behavior
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