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Synonyms for abstinence

noun restraint from desires, especially physical desires
  • chastity
  • fasting
  • frugality
  • moderation
  • self-restraint
  • abnegation
  • abstemiousness
  • asceticism
  • avoidance
  • continence
  • forbearance
  • renunciation
  • self-control
  • self-denial
  • soberness
  • sobriety
  • teetotalism
  • temperance
  • abstaining
  • refraining

Antonyms for abstinence

  • drunkenness
  • excess
  • indulgence
  • intemperance
  • intoxication
  • revelry
  • self-indulgence
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abnegation

noun. denial, renouncement of something
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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