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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 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 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 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 previewSelect Journal of Foreign Periodical Literature (1833)

by Andrews Norton, Charles Folsom

Abstemiousness is the great Mussulmaun remedy; and Mrs. Meer Hassan Ali administered with success a medicine, the character of which may be readily understood when we name brandy, oil of peppermint, and black pepper, to be the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions, Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology (1871)

by Richard Soule

Abstemiousness, n. Temperance (as a habit), abstinence. Abstergent, a. (Med.) Cleansing, purifying, purgative, cathartic. Abstinence, n. 1. Abstaining, refraining. 2. Abstemiousness, soberness, temperance, moderation. Abstinent, a. 1.

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 previewStudents' Edition of a Standard Dictionary of the English Language ... (1907)

Containing Also, an Appendix of Proper Names, Foreign Phrases, Faulty Diction, Disputed Pronunciations, Abbreviations, Etc., Etc. 1,225 Pictorial Illustrations by James Champlin Fernald

continence, fasting, frugality, eration, self-control, self-denial, self-restraint, sobriĀ§ temperance Abstinence from food | ifles going thout; abstemiousness, partaking moderately; abstinence o be for a single occasion, abstemiousness is habitual ...

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 ...

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Abstemiousness Meaning

Video shows what abstemiousness means. The quality of being abstemious, temperate, or sparing, particularly in the use of food and strong drinks..

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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