Translation of abnegate in Spanish:


negar, v.

Pronunciation /ˈæbnəˌɡeɪt/ /ˈabnɪɡeɪt/

transitive verb

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    • Greeks like Aristotle, who opposed atomism, equated it with a blind desire to abnegate the governance of Nature in favour of pure chance.
    • In passages such as these, his most distinctive, Thackeray comes perilously near abnegating his responsibility as a human being, let alone as a moralist or satirist.
    • He is undermining the suffering of victims and abnegating his responsibility as the leader of this country's Catholics.
    • Well, sections of society believe that execution is acceptable and simultaneously consider themselves moral people, is there an ethical justification for this beyond abnegating responsibility to a book of myths?
    • Doctors may offload their ethical problems on clinical ethicists, abnegating their moral responsibilities too easily.
    • They have abnegated all morality and all fellow feeling for the rest of mankind.
    • It abnegated the right to ask for official compensation, in the hope of opening a bright new chapter with this neighbouring country and walking out from the shadow of hostility and hatred.
    • The flipside is that participation is seductive and may effectively co-opt employees into abnegating their interests and policing themselves in toxic ways.
    • Another criticism is that they sentimentalise the past or make it antiquarian by abnegating the context and concentrating on the artefacts.
    • Mrs. Shem abnegates her part in the cursing and places the blame on the patriarch.
    • ‘Distant’ is the sort of spare, demanding work whose pared-down aesthetic requires a viewer who's prepared to abnegate movie-going's instant gratifications.
    • Feed no more blossoms to the wind, abnegate the constellations, negate the sea and what is left of your world?
    • When an undomesticated woman refuses to hide her sexuality, abnegates her maternity, she creates a force field of extraordinary energy.
    • Whatever life and value this town ever possessed have now been abnegated.
    • Young's art simultaneously unfolds, extends, abnegates, and defies authorship and receivership - all in one fell swoop.
    • When the United States allowed the President to make himself a dictator, Cubans promulgated a new constitution that abnegated the hated Platt Amendment.
    • It is the Romantic-humanist heresy which holds that we should nurture our egos rather than abnegate them.