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Definition of the noun abstemiousness

What does abstemiousness mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: abstemiousnesses

  1. restricted to bare necessities
  2. moderation in eating and drinking
    • lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
    • more generic words: moderation / temperance = the trait of avoiding excesses
    • attribute: abstemious = sparing in consumption of especially food and drink

Alternative definition of the noun abstemiousness

noun

  1. The quality of being abstemious, temperate, or sparing in the use of food and strong drinks. It expresses a greater degree of abstinence than [term, temperance].

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Google previewשמונה פרקים (1912)

by Moses Maimonides

To illustrate, abstemiousness is a disposition which adopts a mid-course between inordinate passion and total insensibility to pleasure. Abstemiousness, then, is a proper rule of conduct, and the psychic disposition which gives rise to it is an ...

Google previewSir John Vanbrugh: The Playwright as Architect

whose abstemiousness is a matter not of ethics |success or failure in attaining ones ends is the only measure of conduct the characters of the play ...

Google previewA Maimonides Reader (1972)

by Moses Maimonides, Isadore Twersky

To illustrate, abstemiousness is a disposition which adopts a mid-course between inordinate passion and total insensibility to pleasure. Abstemiousness, then, is a proper rule of conduct, and the psychic disposition which gives rise to it is an ...

Google previewThe History of Psychotherapy (1976)

From Healing Magic to Encounter by Jan Ehrenwald

To illustrate, abstemiousness is a disposition which adopts a mid-course between inordinate passion and total insensibility to pleasure. Abstemiousness, then, is a proper rule of conduct, and the psychic disposition which gives rise to it is an ...

Google previewThe Homeeopathic Domestic Physican (1993)

by Konstantin Hering

But if they are such as waste the very marrow and essence of the constitution, the greatest abstemiousness is a most absolute condition. The principal remedy, and the one which should be given 58 CONSEQUENCES OF OVERHEATING, ...

Google previewSelf Culture (1897)

Abstemiousness is the quality of being sparing. Temperance is the act of using or enjoying with moderation ; abstinence, the act of refraining altogether. Accomplish, v., to execute, to fulfil, to complete. Syn. : achieve, consummate, finish, realize ...

Google previewA school dictionary; or, E.'s English dictionary abridged ... by ... D. Blair (1809)

by John ENTICK, Rev. David BLAIR (pseud. [i.e. Sir Richard Phillips.])

moderation, abstemiousness, calm - Temperate ...

Google previewNorwegian Dictionary (2015)

Norwegian-English, English-Norwegian by Forlang A.S. Cappelens

edru, edruelig adj sober, edruelighet sb 1 abstemiousness, abstention; 2 ister fig sobriety, edruskap sb abstemiousness, abstention. edsvoren adj sworn; ~ translator a sworn ...

Google previewThe Philosophical Dictionary: Or, The Opinions Of Modern Philosophers On Metaphysical, Moral, And Political Subjects (1786)

In Four Volumes by Franz Xaver Schwediauer

Bodily Jabour, with a variety of mental occupations, and a considerable abstemiousness in the quantity and quality of diet, ought always to be prescribed, and are the best preservatives in hereditary and other tendencies to madness. Hartley.

Google previewA Dictionary in Persian and English (1829)

by Ramdhun Sen

Abstemiousness. U-os Analogy, resemblance. joys' Accusing of injustice. jos' linvestigation; inquiring into, examining. jois' Putting on a shroud.

Google previewThe Comprehensive Standard Dictionary of the English Language (1921)

by Funk & Wagnalls Company

abstemiousness, continence, fasting, frugality, moderation, self-control, self- denial, self-restraint, sobriety, temperance. Abstinence from food signifies going without; abstemiousness, partaking moderately; abstinence may be for a single ...

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.)

ABSTEMIOUSNESS, s. the quality of being temperate, or declining the gratifying ...

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Scrabble value of A1B3S1T1E1M3I1O1U1S1N1E1S1S1

The value of this 14-letter word is 18 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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