A man donates his blood for your cause
Mnemonic – Give up his AB negative blood willingly
Word – Abnegate
Meaning – give up willingly
Part of Speech – verb
Synonyms – relinquish, renounce
1 The man decided to abnegate the habit of smoking after the birth of his daughter.
2 No strict law does not mean that we just abnegate responsibility for what we put up on the internet.
3 The CEO decided to abnegate his responsibilities to his subordinates.
1 It seems that we have long abnegated our responsibility towards the environment.
2 He had long abnegated his claim for the throne but fate would one day make him the king.
1 The abnegation of his property to the trust was not a decision that was supported by his wife and she challenged it in court.
Under the Lens – Other Meaning of Abnegate
Apart from meaning ‘to give up’ or ‘renounce’, abnegate also means ‘to deny oneself pleasures, conveniences etc’.
Ex – Ever since he could feel the suffering of the poor people, he started practicing abnegation.