"abstemiousness" Definition

  1. 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.

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Position in dictionary: 626 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n.,
Words that start with "abstemiousness": 1
Words that end with "abstemiousness": 1
Words that contain "abstemiousness": 1
Next words in dictionary: abstention, abstentious, absterge, abstergent, absterse, abstersion, abstersive, abstersiveness, abstinence, abstinency
Previous words in dictionary: abstemious, abstaining, abstainer, abstained, abstain, absque hoc, absquatulate, absorptivity, absorptiveness, absorptive

English Dictionary Definition of abstemiousness

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