Sentence Examples

  • He went thoroughly into the practice as well as the theory of Stoicism, and lived so abstemious and laborious a life that he injured his health.
  • Browne was a man of abstemious habits, charitable disposition, and impressive eloquence.
  • Abstemious in his habits, he possessed great physical endurance.
  • ABSTEMII (a Latin word, from abs, away from, temetum, intoxicating liquor, from which is derived the English "abstemious" or temperate), a name formerly given to such persons as could not partake of the cup of the Eucharist on account of their natural aversion to wine.
  • You know me: I am busy from morning till night and abstemious, so of course I am well.

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