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Abstemious (moderate in appetite) is considered to be an advanced word, according to the Barron's absolutely essential words for the GRE, which includes 300 college- and graduate-level words that frequently appear on the Graduate Record Exam.
Definition of the adjective abstemious
What does abstemious mean as an attribute of a noun?
adjective - degrees: more abstemious / most abstemious
- sparing in consumption of especially food and drink
- marked by temperance in indulgence
Alternative definition of the adjective abstemious
- [context: Original Latin sense] Abstaining from wine.
- Sparing in diet; refraining from a free use of food and strong drinks; temperate; abstinent; sparing in the indulgence of the appetite or passions.
- Sparingly used; used with temperance or moderation
- Marked by, or spent in, abstinence; as, an abstemious life.
- [rare] Promotive of abstemiousness
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The Structure of the Lexicon (1995)
Human Versus Machine by Jürgen Handke
In this case, the user has to select option 2 via mouse button press, allowing ABSTEMIOUS to form a standard adverb. Depending on the initial word-class chosen, further subordinate menus of this type are presented to the user. At the end of ...
Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)
ABSTEMIOUS, adj. [abstemiits, Lat.l Temperate, sober, abstinent, refraining from excess or pleasures. It is used of persons; as, an abflemi- :iis hermit: and of things ; as, aVi abstemious diet. Tt is spoken likewise of things that cause temperance.
both with regard to sound and meaning ... To which is prefixed a prosodial grammar by Thomas Sheridan
ABSTEMIOUS, Sb-std'-myi*. a. Temperate, sober, abstinent ABSTEMIOUSLY, Ib- ftA'-oiyus-ty. ad. Temperately, soberly, without indulgence. ABSTEMIOUSNESS, a'o-ste'- ...
Medical Lexicon. A New Dictionary of Medical Science, containing a concise account of the various subjects and terms, ... and formulae for ... preparations etc. Third edition (1865)
ABSTEMIOUS—ACATALEPSIA ~—-ooo— ACATALIS—ACEPHALIA. —ooo— ACEPHALO—ACETICUM ACIDUM. 25 ——00.—— ACEPII'ALO, (from. 22 be purgative and poisonous. They are employed to form rosarios, and hence called, ...
Encyclopædia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of knowledge, ed. by E. Smedley, Hugh J. Rose and Henry J. Rose. [With] Plates (1845)
by Edward Smedley
An abstemious man refrains from wine ; ab abstinentia temeti dictus. But the word is now applied generally to that which is temperate, moderate, restrained or withheld from excess. . — A man so much divine. That only thrice a week on homely ...
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Scrabble value of A1B3S1T1E1M3I1O1U1S1
The value of this 10-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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