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  • nounself-restraint
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Synonyms for continence

noun self-restraint
  • abstemiousness
  • abstinence
  • asceticism
  • celibacy
  • chastity
  • forbearance
  • moderation
  • self-control
  • sobriety
  • temperance
  • virtue
  • refraining

Antonyms for continence

  • excess
  • indulgence
  • intemperance
  • wildness
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More words related to continence

abstinence

noun. restraint from desires, especially physical desires

self-restraint

noun. control over one's actions
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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