self-sacrificing

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

self- +‎ sacrificing

Adjective[edit]

self-sacrificing (comparative more self-sacrificing, superlative most self-sacrificing)

  1. Making, or willing to make, a self-sacrifice.
    Mother Teresa's self-sacrificing nature made her world-famous.

Verb[edit]

self-sacrificing

  1. present participle of self-sacrifice