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self-sac·ri·fice

(sĕlf′săk′rə-fīs′)
n.
Sacrifice of one's personal interests or well-being for the sake of others or for a cause.

self′-sac′ri·fic′ing adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.self-sacrificing - willing to deprive yourself
unselfish - disregarding your own advantages and welfare over those of others
Translations

self-sacrificing

[ˌselfˈsækrɪfaɪsɪŋ] ADJabnegado

self-sacrificing

[ˌsɛlfˈsækrɪfaɪsɪŋ] adjaltruista
References in classic literature ?
One admission, however, will not be made, namely, that Michael could not love as devotedly, as wholeheartedly, unselfishly, madly, self-sacrificingly as a human.
For film and TV, he has self-sacrificingly got behind the wheel of Jaguars, Jeeps, classic cars and even ridden motorbikes.
On page eight Bartlett states that Sofia Andreyevna self-sacrificingly continued to bear "the children her husband wanted." I don't think Tolstoy wanted the children as such.