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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Willful self-denial of a thing or substance.

Usage examples (28)
  • Karrie was having trouble with her abstinence from strawberry ice cream.
  • Hence the term abstinence may be taken in two ways.
  • Bristol Palin admits abstinence is "not realistic."
  • But long term abstinence may not be possible for a patient. for more
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