Meaning of ABSTINENCE in English

ABSTINENCE

noun

Synonyms: temperance 2, continence, sobriety

Related Word: renunciation

Contrasted words: gorging, sating, surfeiting; immoderateness, overdoing, unrestraint; crapulence, excess, extravagance

Antonyms: self-indulgence

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