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synonyms for abstemiousness

  • abstinence
  • ascetic
  • moderation
  • restraint
  • self-denial
  • temperateness
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antonyms for abstemiousness

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  • indulgence
  • intemperance
  • self-indulgence
  • wildness
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How to use abstemiousness in a sentence

He retained his powers by great abstemiousness, living chiefly on figs, honey, and bread.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
Careless to abstemiousness in her daily habits, it was part of her pride to set a feast before such of her guests as cared for it.
NORTH AND SOUTHELIZABETH CLEGHORN GASKELL
In self-examination temperance or abstemiousness plays an important rle.
A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
We mean rather a more stringent abstemiousness, which may be called separation from the world, or asceticism.
A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
I feel that my abstemiousness, implying as it does a jaded palate and an aristocratic indigestion, is highly fashionable.
BIZARRELAWTON MACKALL
My confounded abstemiousness is therefore to blame, that I can no longer enjoy a place at the best table in all Egypt.
AN EGYPTIAN PRINCESS, COMPLETEGEORG EBERS
Who Knows but this man, with all his corporeal size and large mouth, may turn out a perfect example of abstemiousness?
ODD VOLUMEVARIOUS
He complained grievously of my abstemiousness, which for divers reasons I thought it prudent to observe.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 62, NO. 383, SEPTEMBER 1847VARIOUS
Fathers, be mild, but firm in training your sons into habits of sobriety, temperance and abstemiousness from all bad habits.
LIFE AND LABORS OF ELDER JOHN KLINE, THE MARTYR MISSIONARYJOHN KLINE
The story has considerable biographical value, as an example of Shelleys alternate abstemiousness and self-indulgence in food.
THE REAL SHELLEY, VOL. I (OF 2)JOHN CORDY JEAFFRESON
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WORDS RELATED TO ABSTEMIOUSNESS

  • abnegation
  • abstaining
  • abstemiousness
  • asceticism
  • avoidance
  • chastity
  • continence
  • fasting
  • forbearance
  • frugality
  • moderation
  • refraining
  • renunciation
  • self-control
  • self-denial
  • self-restraint
  • soberness
  • sobriety
  • teetotalism
  • temperance
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