Pronunciation:  US [ˈæbstɪnəns] UK ['æbstɪnəns]
  • n.(Due to moral, religious or health reasons, diet, alcohol, color, etc) control; Abstinence
  • WebAbstinence; Give up drinking; Get rid of
continence self-abnegation self-denial sobriety temperance

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