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1. abstinence

noun. ['ˈæbstənəns'] act or practice of refraining from indulging an appetite.

Synonyms

  • inhibition
  • self-discipline
  • suppression
  • sawm
  • sexual abstention
  • fasting
  • self-denial
  • celibacy
  • temperance
  • teetotalism
  • chastity
  • sobriety
  • fast
  • teetotaling

Antonyms

  • unrestraint
  • indiscipline
  • nondevelopment
  • intemperance

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Rhymes with Abstinence

  • abeyance
  • abhorrence
  • absence
  • abundance
  • acceptance
  • acceptance
  • accordance
  • acquaintance
  • acquiescence
  • adherence
  • admittance
  • adolescence
  • adolescence
  • adriance
  • affluence
  • agence
  • allegiance
  • alliance
  • allowance
  • ambiance

How do you pronounce abstinence?

Pronounce abstinence as ˈæbstənəns.

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Sentences with abstinence


1. Noun, singular or mass
The flip side of a pastor telling a date about his abstinence beliefs is the date accepting it.

2. abstinence

noun. ['ˈæbstənəns'] the trait of abstaining (especially from alcohol).

Synonyms

  • abstention
  • self-denial

Antonyms

  • immorality
  • chaste
  • frivolity
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