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  Definition of abstinence
  1. act or practice of refraining from indulging an appetite
  2. the trait of abstaining (especially from alcohol)
Similar Words: abstention

 

Hyponyms: chastity, celibacy, sobriety, temperance, teetotaling, teetotalism, fast, fasting, inhibition, suppression, sawm

 

Derivational Morphology: abstain, refrain, desist

 

 
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