Adjective "self-sacrificing" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˌsɛlfˈsakrɪfʌɪsɪŋ/

Definitions and examples

adjective

  1. 'He was every bit the generous, self-sacrificing, intelligent, witty and clever hero they described.'
  2. '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.'

Definitions

noun

1. sacrifice of one's interests, desires, etc., as for duty or the good of another.

More examples(as adjective)

"contributions can be self-sacrificing."

"behaviours can be self-sacrificing."

"people can be self-sacrificing."

"parents can be self-sacrificing."

"loves can be self-sacrificing."

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Origin

(self-sacrifice)