abstinence

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈæbstɪnəns/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈæbstənəns/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(abstə nəns)


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Synonyms:
celibacy, chastity, sobriety, soberness, temperance , nonindulgence, frugality, avoidance , fasting, self-denial, denial , self-control, control , self-restraint, self-abnegation, moderation, refraining, withholding, abstention, abstemiousness, forbearance, continence, abnegation, renunciation, desistance, austerity, asceticism, Puritanism, teetotalism
Antonyms:
overindulgence, self-indulgence, gluttony, greed , sex , prostitution

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