Meaning of ABSTINENCE in English

ABSTINENCE

n. Function: noun

Synonyms: TEMPERANCE 2, continence, sobriety

Related Words: renunciation

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

Antonyms: self-indulgence

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