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abstinence – the practice of restraining oneself from indulging in something

(Pronounced ab-stuh-nuhns)

I used to consume an absurd amount of sustenance (abstinence), but now I'm restraining myself from indulging

I used to consume an absurd amount of sustenance (abstinence), but now I'm restraining myself from indulging

 

Examples of abstinence in a sentence

The doctor told him that total abstinence from alcohol was the only way his liver function would improve. 

They'd agreed to total abstinence from takeaways in an effort to save money. 

Her abstinence from drugs really helped turn her life around. 

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