Definition of Abstinent in English :

Define Abstinent in English

Abstinent meaning in English

Meaning of Abstinent in English

Pronunciation of Abstinent in English

Abstinent pronunciation in English

Pronounce Abstinent in English

Abstinent

see synonyms of abstinent

Noun

1. abstainer, abstinent, nondrinker

a person who refrains from drinking intoxicating beverages

Adjective

1. abstentious, abstinent

self-restraining; not indulging an appetite especially for food or drink

Example Sentences:
'not totally abstinent but abstemious'


1. abstainer, abstinent, nondrinker

a person who refrains from drinking intoxicating beverages


1. abstentious, abstinent

self-restraining; not indulging an appetite especially for food or drink

Example Sentences:
'not totally abstinent but abstemious'

Based on WordNet 3.0, Princeton University


Abstinent

see synonyms of abstinent
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

Collins English Dictionary. Copyright © HarperCollins Publishers


Abstinent

see synonyms of abstinent
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

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


Abstinent

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

The American Heritage ® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition copyright ©2018 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.