Abstinence synonyms

ăb'stə-nəns
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The act or an instance of renouncing; a giving up formally or voluntarily, often at a sacrifice, of a right, claim, title, etc.
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Temperance or moderation, esp. in the use of alcoholic liquor
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The quality or condition of being austere
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The state or quality of being temperate; self-restraint in conduct, expression, indulgence of the appetites, etc.; moderation
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Restraint of one's emotions, desires, or inclinations; self-control.
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The act of one who refrains from doing something.
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Moderation is defined as avoiding excess or extremes.
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The state or quality of being sober.
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An act of overindulging; indulgence in too much; pleasure or consumption taken in excess of what is satisfying or necessary.
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The principle or practice of never drinking any alcoholic liquor
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The act of declining to vote on a particular issue. [First attested in the late 19th century.]
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The quality of being abstemious, temperate, or sparing, particularly in the use of food and strong drinks. [First attested in the early 17th century.]
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The quality of being forbearing; self-control; patient restraint
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Refusal to believe a problem exists
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The act of refusing to recognize unpleasant facts even when presented by one's self.
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The ability to control one's desires and impulses; willpower.
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Voluntary control over urinary and fecal discharge.
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The definition of avoidance is the process of staying away from something or someone.
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(Rare) The act or state of desisting; cessation.
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The practices or way of life of an ascetic
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The condition or quality of being chaste, especially the condition of not having had sexual intercourse or of abstaining from sexual relations.
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The practices and doctrines of the Puritans.
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An extension of time for the payment of a debt or the performance of a duty.
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Excessive drinking of alcoholic liquor
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The period of time during which one abstains from or eats very little food
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Limitation or confinement as in constraint on free assembly; forbearance; a holding back or prohibiting from doing something.
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An amount or quantity beyond what is normal or sufficient; a surplus:
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A state of being drunk
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(--- Med.) A poisoning or becoming poisoned, as by a drug, serum, etc.
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Reveling; noisy merrymaking; boisterous festivity
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Indulgence of one's own desires, impulses, etc.
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The quality or state of being dry
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Plural form of drug
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The practice of refraining from use of alcoholic liquors
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The principles and practices of a Sabbatarian; the observance of the Sabbath, the keeping of the Sabbath.
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Alternative form of continence.
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A giving up of rights, etc.; self-denial; renunciation
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