- n1. teetotalism, nephalism, temperance, sobriety, soberness; prohibition, blue-ribbonism; Rechabitism.2. habitual abstinence, abstention, nonindulgence, moderation, continence, celibacy, fasting; Puritanism, austerity, self-mortification, self-deprivation; asceticism, self-denial, self-abnegation; refrainment, refraining, forbearance, desistance; restraint, self-restraint, restraining from, control, controlling, self-control; holding off, resisting, resistance.3. sparingness, frugality, frugalness, thrift, thriftiness, husbandry, careful management, conservation; conserving, saving, economizing, economy; scrimping, penny-pinching, parsimony, parsimoniousness, penu-riousness; niggardliness, tightness, tight-fistedness, close-fistedness, stinginess, miserliness, cheapness.
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Abstemiousness — Ab*ste mi*ous*ness, n. The quality of being abstemious, temperate, or sparing in the use of food and strong drinks. It expresses a greater degree of abstinence than temperance. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
abstemiousness — index abstention, austerity, moderation, temperance Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
abstemiousness — abstinence, *temperance, sobriety, continence Analogous words: self denial, self abnegation (see RENUNCIATION): asceticism, austerity (see corresponding adjectives at SEVERE) Antonyms: gluttony Contrasted words: greed, rapacity (see CUPIDITY):… … New Dictionary of Synonyms
abstemiousness — abstemious ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not self indulgent, especially as regards eating and drinking. DERIVATIVES abstemiously adverb abstemiousness noun. ORIGIN Latin abstemius, from ab from + a word related to temetum alcoholic liquor … English terms dictionary
abstemiousness — noun see abstemious … New Collegiate Dictionary
abstemiousness — See abstemiously. * * * … Universalium
abstemiousness — noun The quality of being abstemious, temperate, or sparing in the use of food and strong drinks. It expresses a greater degree of abstinence than … Wiktionary
abstemiousness — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. sobriety, self denial, abstinence; see abstinence , moderation 1 , restraint 1 … English dictionary for students
abstemiousness — É™b stÉªËmÉªÉ™snÉªs n. nonindulgence, austerity, moderation … English contemporary dictionary
abstemiousness — n. Temperance (as a habit), abstinence … New dictionary of synonyms