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Definition of the adverb abstemiously

What does abstemiously mean as an attribute of something other than a noun?


  1. in a sparing manner; without overindulgence
    • example: he ate and drank abstemiously
    • synonym of abstemiously: temperately

Alternative definition of the adverb abstemiously


  1. Marked by abstinence or restraint, especially in relation to food or drink.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for abstemiously

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Google previewA Short-hand Dictionary; or, complete Key for translating short-hand writing, etc (1838)

by James NYE

besought,best, boast,bust BSTFL-Boastful BSTKL-Obstacle BSTL-Bastile, bestial, bustle BSTLR-Bustler BSTLY-Beastly BSTMS-Abstemious BSTMS LY- Abstemiously BSTMSNS-Abstemiousness BSTN-A bstain, bastion BSTND- Bastinade, ...

Google previewThe Highly Selective Dictionary for the Extraordinarily Literate (2009)

by Eugene Ehrlich

Related words: abstemiously adverb, abstemiousness noun. accede (akSEED) verb 1. agree, give assent, conform. 2.enterupon anoffice. Related words: accedence and acceder bothnouns. accouter (eKOOter) verb attire, equip, outfit; ...

Google previewBarclay's English Dictionary. With which is incorporated a complete modern gazetteer, a beautiful atlas of maps and also a pronouncing dictionary (1815)

by James Barclay (Curate of Edmonton.)

ABSTEMIOUSLY, ad temperately, soberly. ABSTEMIOUSNESS, s. the quality of being temperate, or declining the gratifying ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language ... Abstracted from the folio edition of the author ... Fourteenth edition, corrected, etc (1815)

by Samuel Johnson

ABSTEMIOUSLY. ad. [from abstemious.] Temperately; soberly; without indulgence.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica or a Dictionary of Arts and Sciences [...] (1771)

The patient should live abstemiously while lie takes it, particularly with regard to wine. There is another compendious and efficacious method of curing the lues venerea, which has formerly been attempted by the fame medicine, but in a ...

Google previewA dictionary of the English language, greatly improved (1833)

by George FULTON (and KNIGHT (George))

temperate; sober Abstemiously, ab-sté'mi-us-ly, adv. temperately ; soberly; without indulgence [restraining Abstention, ab-sten'shon, n. restraint; the act of Absterge, ab-sterge', ...

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Abstemiously Meaning

Video shows what abstemiously means. Marked by abstinence or restraint, especially in relation to food or drink.. Abstemiously Meaning. How to pronounce ...

Scrabble value of A1B3S1T1E1M3I1O1U1S1L1Y4

The value of this 12-letter word is 19 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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