abstentionDictionary, continence, temperancesix months of abstinence
The goal is complete abstention from all mind-altering substances.
The most widely used methods of contraception in those days were continence and coitus interruptus.
The age of hedonism was replaced by a new era of temperance.
forbearance from military action
the boredom of a lifetime of sobriety
a life of uncompromising asceticism and absolute poverty
self-discipline, abstemiousness and family values
Refrain to-night, And that shall lend a kind of easiness To the next abstinence: the next more easy; For use almost can change the stamp of nature – Hamlet]Abstinence is as easy to me, as temperance would be difficult – Correspondence with Mrs. Hannah More]To many, total abstinence is easier than perfect moderation – On the Good of Marriage]
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abstinence 的词库—— 柯林斯 英语词库
Abstinence is the practice of abstaining from something such as alcoholic drink or sex , often for health or religious reasons .