To deny and reject to abjure
- deny yourself (anything); restrain, specifically from indulging in certain enjoyment
- deny or renounce
- surrender (energy or a position)
- To reject and decline; to abjure.
Giving something up or to renounce.
1650s, from Latin abnegatus, previous participle of abnegare "to decline, reject" (see abnegation). Relevant: Abnegated; abnegating.
(v. t.) To deny and reject; to abjure.