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Abstinence

Ab´sti`nence
n.1.The act or practice of abstaining; voluntary forbearance of any action, especially the refraining from an indulgence of appetite, or from customary gratifications of animal or sensual propensities. Specifically, the practice of abstaining from intoxicating beverages, - called also total abstinence.
2.The practice of self-denial by depriving one's self of certain kinds of food or drink, especially of meat.
Penance, fasts, and abstinence,
To punish bodies for the soul's offense.
- Dryden.
Noun1.abstinence - the trait of abstaining (especially from alcohol)
Synonyms: abstention
2.abstinence - act or practice of refraining from indulging an appetite
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