"abstinent" Definition

  1. a. Refraining from indulgence, especially from the indulgence of appetite; abstemious; continent; temperate.
  2. n. One who abstains.
  3. n. One of a sect who appeared in France and Spain in the 3d century.

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Position in dictionary: 637 of 111710 words.
Word Type: a., n., n.,
Words that start with "abstinent": 2
Words that end with "abstinent": 1
Words that contain "abstinent": 2
Next words in dictionary: abstinently, abstorted, abstract, abstracted, abstractedly
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English Dictionary Definition of abstinent

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