deny one's self

  • 1 To deny one's self — Deny De*ny , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Denied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Denying}.] [OE. denien, denaien, OF. denier, deneer, F. d[ e]nier, fr. L. denegare; de + negare to say no, deny. See {Negation}.] 1. To declare not to be true; to gainsay; to contradict; …

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  • 2 Denial of one's self — Denial De*ni al, n. [See {Deny}.] 1. The act of gainsaying, refusing, or disowning; negation; the contrary of {affirmation}. [1913 Webster] You ought to converse with so much sincerity that your bare affirmation or denial may be sufficient. Bp.… …

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  • 3 To forswear one's self — Forswear For*swear , v. t. [imp. {Forswore}; p. p. {Forsworn}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Forswearing}.] [OE. forsweren, forswerien, AS. forswerian; pref. for + swerian to swear. See {For }, and {Swear}, v. i.] 1. To reject or renounce upon oath; hence, to …

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  • 4 Deny — De*ny , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Denied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Denying}.] [OE. denien, denaien, OF. denier, deneer, F. d[ e]nier, fr. L. denegare; de + negare to say no, deny. See {Negation}.] 1. To declare not to be true; to gainsay; to contradict;… …

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  • 5 Self-compassion — is extending compassion to one s self in instances of perceived inadequacy, failure, or general suffering. Neff has defined self compassion as being composed of three main components self kindness, common humanity, and mindfulness.Neff, K. D.… …

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  • 6 self-denial — self′ deni′al n. 1) the sacrifice of one s own desires; unselfishness 2) an act or instance of restraining or curbing one s desires • Etymology: 1635–45 self′ deny′ing, adj. self′ deny′ingly, adv …

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  • 7 deny — denyingly, adv. /di nuy /, v.t., denied, denying. 1. to state that (something declared or believed to be true) is not true: to deny an accusation. 2. to refuse to agree or accede to: to deny a petition. 3. to withhold the possession, use, or… …

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  • 8 One Thousand and One Nights — Arabian Nights redirects here. For other uses, see Arabian Nights (disambiguation). For other uses, see One Thousand and One Nights (disambiguation). Arab World …

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  • 9 deny — deny, gainsay, contradict, negative, traverse, impugn, contravene are comparable as meaning, when they refer to an act, to declare something untrue, untenable, or unworthy of consideration or, when they refer to a condition, to go counter to what …

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  • 10 Self-refuting idea — Self refuting ideas are ideas or statements whose falsehood is a logical consequence of the act or situation of holding them to be true. Many ideas are accused by their detractors of being self refuting, and such accusations are therefore almost… …

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  • 12 Self-evidence — In epistemology (theory of knowledge), a self evident proposition is one that is known to be true by understanding its meaning without proof.Some epistemologists deny that any proposition can be self evident. For most others, the belief that… …

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  • 13 Self-serving bias — A self serving bias occurs when people attribute their successes to internal or personal factors but attribute their failures to situational factors beyond their control. The self serving bias can be seen in the common human tendency to take… …

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  • 14 One-state solution — Part of a series on the Israeli–Palestinian conflict and Arab–Israeli conflict Israeli–Palestinian peace process …

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  • 15 One Life to Live minor families — For related performers, see List of One Life to Live characters. Though the American soap opera One Life to Live has focused predominantly on the families of Victoria Lord, Asa Buchanan and Dorian Cramer Lord, many other families have played a… …

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  • 16 deny — /dəˈnaɪ / (say duh nuy) verb (t) (denied, denying) 1. to assert the negative of; declare not to be true: *I deny that, and anyway, I won t do it again. –david foster, 1981. 2. to refuse to believe (a doctrine, etc.); reject as false or erroneous …

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  • 17 Elizabeth Cady Stanton: The Solitude of Self — ▪ Primary Source       On January 17, 1892, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, Lucy Stone, and Isabella Beecher Hooker appeared to plead their cause before the Judiciary Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives. According to the… …

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  • 18 Tiananmen Square self-immolation incident — The Tiananmen Square self immolation incident took place on 23 January 2001. Five people attempted to set themselves on fire in Tiananmen Square, Beijing. Within hours, the news was publicised by China Central Television (CCTV), who claimed the… …

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  • 19 Cornish self-government movement — The Cornish self government movement (sometimes referred to as Cornish nationalism) is a social movement which seeks greater for the area of Cornwall. [ [http://www.cornishstannaryparliament.co.uk/ Cornish Stannary Parliament] ] The movement s… …

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  • 20 United Self-Defense Forces of Colombia — Infobox Military Unit unit name= United Self Defense Forces of Colombia caption= United Self Defense Forces of Colombia logo. dates= April 1997 2006 country= Colombia allegiance= branch= type= role= Counterinsurgency, Guerrilla warfare,… …

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