abstemious definition

  • adjective:
    • Eating and ingesting in moderation.
    • Characterized by abstinence or moderation: The hermit led an abstemious life style.
    • Marked by, or invested in, abstinence; because, an abstemious life.
    • Promotive of abstemiousness.
    • Abstaining from wine.
    • Sparing in diet; refraining from a totally free usage of food and strong drinks; temperate; abstinent; sparing inside indulgence of this desire for food or passions.
    • Sparingly used; used with temperance or moderation.
    • Marked by, or spent in, abstinence.
    • Promotive of abstemiousness.
    • sparing in consumption of specially refreshments
    • marked by temperance in indulgence
  • others:
    • Sparing in diet; moderate within the use of refreshments; temperate; abstinent.
    • Restricted; extremely modest and plain; very sparing; free: against luxurious or wealthy: since, an abstemious diet.
    • specialized in or spent in abstemiousness or abstinence: because, an abstemious life.
    • marketing or favoring abstemiousness; related to temperance.

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