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Abnegation

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Abnega'tion n.s. [abnegatio, Lat. denial, from abnego, to deny.] Denial, renunciation.

The abnegation or renouncing of all his own holds and interests, and trusts of all that man is most apt to depend upon, that he may more expeditely follow Christ. Hammond's Practical Catechism.

Sources: Hammond, Henry (47)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Abnegation." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: January 22, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=501.


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