Synonyms of 'abstemiousness'
in the sense of continence
She was able to convince her husband that they live in continence and share a religious vocation.
in the sense of forbearance
a high degree of tolerance and forbearance
in the sense of restraint
the ability to control one's impulses or passions
They behaved with more restraint than I'd expected.
in the sense of self-control
the ability to control one's feelings, emotions, or reactions
I began to wish I'd shown more self-control.
in the sense of self-denial
the repression or sacrifice of one's own desires
an unprecedented act of self-denial
in the sense of self-restraint
control imposed by oneself on one's own feelings, desires, or actions
We've been exercising self-restraint in our resistance to occupation.
Thesaurus for abstemiousness from the Collins English Thesaurus