meaning of abstemiousness

abstemiousness meaning in General Dictionary

the caliber of being abstemious temperate or sparing within the usage of food and strong products It expresses a higher amount of abstinence than temperance

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  • restricted to bare needs
  • moderation in eating and ingesting
  • the caliber of becoming abstemious, temperate, or sparing in utilization of food and powerful drinks. It conveys a higher degree of abstinence than temperance.

abstemiousness meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) The quality of becoming abstemious, temperate, or sparing in the utilization of food and powerful products. It expresses a greater degree of abstinence than temperance.


Sentence Examples with the word abstemiousness

The reader will perceive that I am treating the subject rather from an economic than a dietetic point of view, and he will not venture to put my abstemiousness to the test unless he has a well-stocked larder.

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