Definition of Abstinence in English :

Define Abstinence in English

Abstinence meaning in English

Meaning of Abstinence in English

Pronunciation of Abstinence in English

Abstinence pronunciation in English

Pronounce Abstinence in English

Abstinence

see synonyms of abstinence

1. abstention, abstinence

the trait of abstaining (especially from alcohol)

2. abstinence

act or practice of refraining from indulging an appetite

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Abstinence

see synonyms of abstinence
noun
1. 
the act or practice of refraining from some action or from the use of something, esp alcohol
2. mainly Roman Catholic Church
the practice of refraining from specific kinds of food or drink, esp from meat, as an act of penance

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Abstinence

see synonyms of abstinence
noun
1. 
the act of voluntarily doing without some or all food, drink, or other pleasures
2.  Roman Catholic Church
abstention from flesh meat on certain designated days

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Abstinence

see synonyms of abstinence
n.
The act or practice of refraining from indulging an appetite or desire, especially for alcoholic drink or sexual intercourse.

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