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synonyms for abstinent

  • ascetic
  • austere
  • continent
  • frugal
  • moderate
  • moderating
  • restrained
  • self-denying
  • self-restrained
  • sober
  • sparing
  • temperate
  • austere
  • disciplined
  • spartan
  • abstaining
  • abstemious
  • puritanical
  • strict

antonyms for abstinent

MOST RELEVANT
  • gluttonous
  • greedy
  • hungry
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        How to use abstinent in a sentence

        The lecturer was convinced that as a result of his lectures his students were exceptionally chaste and abstinent.
        THE SEXUAL LIFE OF THE CHILDALBERT MOLL
        He had sworn that he would maintain his manner of abstinent living till he fell in love with a girl who loved him in return.
        TRAMPING ON LIFEHARRY KEMP
        But my poverty kept me abstinent and my youthful romanticism kept me chaste until my married life was well under way.
        TONO BUNGAYH. G. WELLS
        Another glutton, in contrast with whom Fordyce was an abstinent, was Dr. Beauford.
        THE FUNNY SIDE OF PHYSICA. D. CRABTRE
        It costs less than nothing to avoid overeating and overweight, and to be totally abstinent from alcohol and tobacco.
        HOW TO LIVEIRVING FISHER AND EUGENE FISK
        He was most abstinent, full of devotion for the mass, and above measure humble.
        THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898: VOLUME XXXII, 1640DIEGO ADUARTE
        These unfortunate creatures cannot be temperate, they must therefore be abstinent.
        TOBACCO AND ALCOHOLJOHN FISKE
        They found him abstinent, and they made him a guzzler of firewater.
        THE COLONIAL CAVALIERMAUD WILDER GOODWIN
        They found him abstinent, and they made him a guzzler of fire water.
        AMERICANA EBRIETATISHEWSON L. PEEKE
        While he said he was temperate on theory, it was not so--he was practically abstinent.
        THE LINCOLN STORY BOOKHENRY L. WILLIAMS
        SYNONYM OF THE DAY
        OCTOBER 26, 1985
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        WORDS RELATED TO ABSTINENT

        • abstinent
        • ascetic
        • nondrinker
        • one who is on the wagon
        • prohibitionist
        • teetotaler
        • teetotalist
        • temperance advocate
        • water-drinker
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