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|Noun||1.||abnegation - the denial and rejection of a doctrine or belief; "abnegation of the Holy Trinity"|
denial - the act of refusing to comply (as with a request); "it resulted in a complete denial of his privileges"
|2.||abnegation - renunciation of your own interests in favor of the interests of others|
forgoing, forswearing, renunciation - the act of renouncing; sacrificing or giving up or surrendering (a possession or right or title or privilege etc.)
1. giving up, surrender, refusal, rejection, abandonment, renunciation, sacrifice, forbearance, disallowance, relinquishment, eschewal, abjuration He attacked 'society' for its abnegation of responsibility.