abstemiousness

[ ab-stee-mee-uhs ]SEE DEFINITION OF abstemiousness

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Oh, hang your abstemiousness; it is d——d unfriendly to eat so little!

Of true Puritan abstemiousness, his only indulgence was chewing tobacco.

His abstemiousness is remarkable, and he will not feed during the night.

True, I've since made call at an hotel, but you don't give me credit for my abstemiousness!

I feel that my abstemiousness, implying as it does a jaded palate and an aristocratic indigestion, is highly fashionable.

"Yes, abstemiousness has always continued to be a characteristic of their gentlemanlike descendants," sneered Winter.

In fact, so strenuous was his labour, and so great his abstemiousness, that his health suffered by the combination of the two.

At the period to which we refer, the literary society of Edinburgh was by no means distinguished for its abstemiousness.

A striking instance of abstemiousness is that of Cornaro, a Venetian nobleman, who died in the year 1566 at the age of 98.

In self-examination temperance or abstemiousness plays an important rle.

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