About The Word Abstention

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Abstention

Abstention Meaning & Definition
Abstention Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Abstention?

[n] the trait of abstaining (especially from alcohol)

Synonyms | Synonyms for Abstention: abstinence

Related Terms | Find terms related to Abstention: abstainment | abstemiousness | abstinence | anythingarianism | asceticism | avoidance | banyan day | celibacy | chastity | continence | cop-out | desuetude | disuse | Encratism | eschewal | evasion | fast | fence-sitting | fish day | Friday | fruitarianism | gymnosophy | impartiality | independence | Lenten fare | mugwumpery | mugwumpism | nephalism | neutralism | neutrality | nonalignment | noncommitment | nonemployment | noninvolvement | nonpartisanism | nonprevalence | nonuse | nothingarianism | obsolescence | obsoleteness | obsoletion | obsoletism | pensioning off | plain living | Pythagoreanism | Pythagorism | Rechabitism | refraining | refrainment | retirement | sexual abstinence | Shakerism | simple diet | spare diet | Spartan fare | Stoicism | strict neutrality | superannuation | teetotalism | the pledge | total abstinence | unprevalence | vegetarianism

See Also | self-denial | self-discipline

Abstention In Webster's Dictionary

\Ab*sten"tion\, a. [F. See {Abstain}.] The act of abstaining; a holding aloof. --Jer. Taylor.

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