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A denial; a renunciation.
renunciation of your own interests in favor of the interests of others
A denial; a renunciation; denial of desire or self-interest. [First attested around 1350 to 1470.]<ref name=SOED>Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 , ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 6</ref>
the denial and rejection of a doctrine or belief; "abnegation of the Holy Trinity"
Renunciation of your own interests in favor of the interests of others.