Definition of abstemiousness
What does abstemiousness mean?
- restricted to bare necessities
- moderation in eating and drinking
- 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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by Rhode Island. Office of Commissioner of Education, Henry Barnard
Abstemiousness is the stern condition of prolonged enjoyment, — a condition that balks desire at the very moment when it ...
Annual Report (1848)
by Massachusetts. Dept. of Education
Abstemiousness is the stern condition of prolonged enjoyment,-——a condition that balks desire at the very moment when it is most craving. Did the fields teem, and the forests bend, and the streams flow, with the most exquisite delicacies, ...
Diet in Sickness and in Health (1895)
by Alice Marion Hart
— By this time one feels not disinclined for breakfast ; but rigid abstemiousness is the rule of life DIABETES.
The People's Dictionary and Every-day Encyclopedia (1883)
Comprising All the Information Needed Upon Any Subject in Daily Use : a Hand-book for Everybody for Each Day in the Year
Abstemiousness, «. A sparing use of food. Aiisterge, v. t. To cleanse by wiping. Abstergent, a. Having a cleansing quality. Abstersion, n. The act of cleansing. Abstersive, a. Serving to cleanse. Abstinence, n. A refraining from food. Abstinent, a.
The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis].
by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
Habit, undoubtedly has its influence in enabling them to support this extraordinary abstemiousness, by preventing the dilatation of the stomach, otherwise common to the human constitution ; whilst the extreme heat of the climate destroys in a ...
Encyclopaedia of Psychological Astrology
The Educational Encyclopedia of Common Things (1903)
Containing Useful Facts to Supply the Daily Need of All Classes of People by Richard Linthicum
Abstemiousness. GREETING—salutation. Guitar—affliction, sorrow. Joy. GRIEVANCE—hardship, uneasiness. To CRIEVE—mDum, lament, sorrow, bewail.
Lexicon to the English poetical works of John Milton (1907)
by Laura Emma Lockwood
abstemiousness, self- restraint : P. L. ix. 924 ; personi- fied : C. 709. Abstract, vb. tr. to withdraw, remove, separate : P. L. ix. 463. part. adj. abstract, having the mind withdrawn from the contemplation of present objects : P. L. vin.
The Ladies' Lexicon and Parlour Companion (1870)
Containing Nearly Every Word in the English Language and Exhibiting the Plurals of Nouns and the Participles of Verbs ... Adapted to the Use of ... Schools by William Grimshaw
abstemiousness adv. abstemiously. ABSTER' GENT, ABSTER'SIVE. adj. Of a cleansing quality. s. ab- stersion. ABSTINENCE. s . Act of abstain ing. adj. abstinent adv. abstinently. ABSTRACT. v. To take from ; to ...
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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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