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Abstemious

Ab`ste´mi`ous
a.1.Abstaining from wine.
Under his special eye
Abstemious I grew up and thrived amain.
- Milton.
2.Sparing in diet; refraining from a free use of food and strong drinks; temperate; abstinent; sparing in the indulgence of the appetite or passions.
Instances of longevity are chiefly among the abstemious.
- Arbuthnot.
3.Sparingly used; used with temperance or moderation; as, an abstemious diet.
4.Marked by, or spent in, abstinence; as, an abstemious life.
5.Promotive of abstemiousness.
Such is the virtue of the abstemious well.
- Dryden.
Adj.1.abstemious - sparing in consumption of especially food and drink; "the pleasures of the table, never of much consequence to one naturally abstemious"- John Galsworthy
Antonyms:
gluttonous - given to excess in consumption of especially food or drink; "over-fed women and their gluttonous husbands"; "a gluttonous debauch"; "a gluttonous appetite for food and praise and pleasure"
2.abstemious - marked by temperance in indulgence; "abstemious meals"; "a light eater"; "a light smoker"; "ate a light supper"
Synonyms: light
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