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Synonyms for abstention

noun refraining
  • abstinence
  • avoidance
  • self-control
  • self-denial
  • self-restraint
  • sobriety
  • abstaining
  • non-indulgence

Antonyms for abstention

  • self-indulgence
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More words related to abstention

celibacy

noun. abstinence from sexual activity
  • abstention
  • chastity
  • continence
  • frigidity
  • impotence
  • maidenhood
  • purity
  • singleness
  • virginity
  • virtue

quitclaim

noun. abdication

relinquishment

noun. abdication

renunciation

noun. abandonment, rejection
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.