In the vanity typical of the insecure, they abnegate all foreign knowledge.
The most God-like man is the one who can abnegate without feeling the sacrifice.
The quality of Mantchou has thus by degrees become a very costly affair, and many, of consequence, seek altogether to abnegate it.
The fact of so little cultivation does not abnegate the existence of industry on the part of the villagers.
She spurns the doctrine that it is woman's position to abnegate and to immolate herself.
In those days the strong made no pretence to protect the weak, or to abnegate their natural power.
abnegate 1650s, from L. abnegat-, pp. stem of abnegare "to refuse, deny" (see abnegation).