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Definition of the adjective Abstenious

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  1. [misspelling of, abstemious] (or possibly of abstentious.)

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Google previewThe Dictionary of Shakespeare Words (2011)

by BookCaps, BookCaps Study Guides Staff

Abstenious - (ab-STEN-ee-us) a misspelling of "abstemious", meaning to abstain or to use something very little, as in taking little or no wine. Aby - (a-BYE) to be punished for, or take the penalty for something. To tell someone "Thou shalt aby it " ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation (2016)

by David Crystal

sp abstaining" rh gaining, obtaining Lис 130 abstemious adj ob'steinios, -misp abstenious abstinence n = sp abstinence" abstract / -s n = sp abstract"/abstracts" absurd adjт obse:пd, "absэла sp absurd" abundance по bondons, -boonsp ...

Google previewAn Irish-English Dictionary (1817)

by Edward O'Reilly

sober, abstenious Hearìipañaò, neam/iramiaC/z, s. m. the'starry ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1792)

In which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals, Explained in Their Different Meanings, and Authorised by the Names of the Writers in Whose Works They are Found by Samuel Johnson

Chaste ; abstenious in lawful pleasa: Souzes: 2. Restrained; moderate; temperat - so -3. Continuous ; connected. Brere: CONTINENT. s. [continens, Latini | 1. Land not disjointed by the sea from oth lands. Boro 2. That which contains any thing.

Google previewA Critical Pronouncin Dictionary and Expositor of the English Language ... (1823)

To which are Prefixed Principles of English Pronunciation ... Likewise Rules to be Observed by the Natives of Scotland, Ireland, and London for Avoiding Their Respective Peculiarities ... by John Walker

Chaste, abstenious in lawful pleasures; restrained, moderate, temperate. CONTINENT, kón'tè-nēnt. s. Land not disjoined by the sea from other lands; that which contains any thing. CONTINENTAL, kön-tê-nēnt'ál. adj. Relating to the Continent.

Google previewAmerican Dictionary of the English Language (1830)

Exhibiting the Origin, Orthography, Pronunciation, and Definitions of Words by Noah Webster

Sparingly used, or used with temperance; belonging to abstinence; as, an abstenious diet; an absteinious life. AB-STEMI-OUS-LY, adv. Temperately; with a sparing use of Ineat or drink. AB-STEMI-OUS-NESS, n. The quality of being temperate ...

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Scrabble value of A1B3S1T1E1N1I1O1U1S1

The value of this 10-letter word is 12 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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