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See definition of fasting on Dictionary.com
  • as inabstinence
  • as infast
  • as inhunger strike
  • as inwatching one's weight
  • as incalorie counting

synonyms for fasting

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

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  • drunkenness
  • excess
  • indulgence
  • intemperance
  • intoxication
  • revelry
  • self-indulgence
  • indulgence
  • eating
  • feast
  • gluttony
  • gorging
  • stuffing
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        How to use fasting in a sentence

        He was exceedingly religious, and up to the time of his marriage had led a life devoted to prayer, fasting, and warfare.
        THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
        The prophet describes the judgments that shall fall upon the people, and invites them to fasting and prayer.
        THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
        The people inquire concerning fasting: they are admonished to fast from sin.
        THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
        Trance and ecstasy were the two avenues he knew to divinity; fasting and seclusion the means employed to discover them.
        THE MYTHS OF THE NEW WORLDDANIEL G. BRINTON
        The thing that strikes me,” began Roger, “is that he may be like those men sent to the house of God to inquire about fasting.
        GROWING UPJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
        They might better study his revealed will than seek to find a new answer to this question of fasting.
        GROWING UPJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
        I have been fasting since the beginning of the world, and not the better thereof am I.' 'Making genuflexions,' says Moling. '
        ANCIENT IRISH POETRYVARIOUS
        Come home, then, and let us set apart a season of fasting and prayer to God, and do what is most agreeable to him.
        FOX'S BOOK OF MARTYRSJOHN FOXE
        Why, good gracious, said his lordship, he might as well claim exemption from fasting in Paradise!
        THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM
        Yes, replied the Doctor, we read, This kind goeth not out but by fasting and prayer.
        A SHORT HISTORY OF RHODE ISLANDGEORGE WASHINGTON GREENE
        SYNONYM OF THE DAY
        OCTOBER 26, 1985
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        WORDS RELATED TO FASTING

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