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Definition of the noun abstemiousness

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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

by Frank McCormick

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

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 previewLife and Works of Horace Mann (1891)

by Horace Mann, Felix Pécant

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, how ...

Google previewSeeing Through the Eye (2005)

Malcolm Muggeridge on Faith by Malcolm Muggeridge

Here, again, abstemiousness is a help.

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 eight chapters of Maimonides on ethics

by Moses Maimonides, Shmuel Ibn Tibbon, Joseph Isaac Gorfinkle

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 previewHand Book of Practical Receipts, Or Useful Hints in Every Day Life (1860)

by American Gentleman

Abstemiousness is the great principle for persons leading a sedentary life. The third source of bodily vigor is a great expansion of chest, and a large consumption of pure air. Always walk with the body erect, shoulders thrown back, chest ...

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 previewMaimonides' Cure of Souls (2010)

Medieval Precursor of Psychoanalysis by David Bakan, Dan Merkur, David S. Weiss

To illustrate, abstemiousness is a disposition which adopts a mid-course between inordinate passion and total insensibility to pleasure. . . .The psychic dispositions, from ...

Google previewDomestic Physician (1845)

by Constantine Hering

But if they are such as waste the very marrow and essence of the constitution, the greatest abstemiousness is a most absolute condition, together with which the following remedies may do much good. The principal remedy which should be ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Practical Medicine: Comprising General Pathology ... (1856)

by James Copland

Hence abstinence or a moderate abstemiousness is the best mode of cure, unless medicines be prescribed with much caution, and be carefully suited to the morbid conditions, which are generally not merely inflammatory irritation or ...

Google previewLondon exhibited in 1852 ... Second edition [of “London exhibited in 1851”]. Edited and published by J. Weale (1852)

by John WEALE (Bookseller.)

In fact, club-house statistics would warrant our concluding that, instmd of aught approaching excess, abstemiousness is the general rule, the average charge a head for wine and liqueurs being under two shillings per diem—a most monstrous ...

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 Pictorial Handbook of London Comprising Its Antiquities, Architecture, Arts ... and Scientific Institutions ... (1854)

by John Weale

In fact, club-house statistics would warrant our concluding that, instead of aught approaching excess, abstemiousness is the general rule, the average charge a head for wine and liqueurs being under two shillings per diem — a most ...

Google previewPhysiology, Animal and Mental, Applied to the Preservation and Restoration of Health of Body and Power of Mind ... (1884)

by Orson Squire Fowler

Contradictory though it may seem, yet of all such cravings persevering abstemiousness is a perfect cure, because it allays that irritation of the stomach which causes them, and which full feeding enhances, and thereby reinflames appetite.

Google previewAnnual reports on education (ed. by mrs. M. Mann). (1868)

by Horace Mann

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, how ...

Google previewAnnual report of the Board of Education together with the annual report of the Secretary of the Board (1849)

by Massachusetts Board 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, how ...

Google previewThe Boston Medical and Surgical Journal (1862)

cured by great abstemiousness is a most weighty argument. The experience of armies, which has brought our military authorities to the conclusion that soldiers are vastly less liable to disease when entirely deprived of stimulants, is another.

Google previewAn Etymological Gujarati English Dictionary (1993)

by M. B. Belsare

Eating only a little; eating less; abstemiousness as to food.

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 previewThe Comprehensive Standard Dictionary of the English Language ... (1920)

1,000 Pictorial Illustrations. Abridged from the Funk & Wagnalls New Standard Dictionary of the English Language

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 previewThe 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 ...

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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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