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Abstention

Ab`sten´tion
a.1.The act of abstaining; a holding aloof.
Noun1.abstention - the trait of abstaining (especially from alcohol)
Synonyms: abstinence

ABSTENTION, French law. This is the tacit renunciation by an heir of a succession Merl. Rep. h.t.

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