What does abstinence mean?

abstinence in AZ Dictionary

(n) The act or practice of refraining from indulging an appetite or need, particularly for alcoholic beverage or sexual activity.
(n) Delay of spending to accrue capital.
(n) The act or training of abstaining; voluntary forbearance of every action, especially the refraining from an indulgence of desire for food, or from customary gratifications of pet or sensual propensities. Particularly, the practice of abstaining from intoxicating beverages, -- labeled as additionally total abstinence.

abstinence in Community Dictionary

1. A form of STD/Pregnancy Prevention used by smart individuals. Definitely not just for the church-ie/"fat" form of people.2. A fool-proof way to prevent becoming a slut. by Danilo SensabaughReport definition
without having sexual activity by Ling LaidlawReport definition
It is a selection god dammit. Which cares if somebody is a fat churchie, an atheist, skinny or any. It doesn't matter. If someone chooses abstinence advantageous to all of them, or even, close the fuck up. by Evon AburtoReport definition
n. ab'-stuh-nuhns1) The act of perhaps not indulging in a particular conduct or need.2) The act of continuing to be a virgin until relationship. by Virgie KerseyReport definition
The solitary best approach of security against STDs. Apparently 99.99% effective.Remember Jesus. by Jennie MylesReport definition
Intercourse can wait, masterbate! by Danilo SensabaughReport definition
best types of STD pervention. Close your legs with no diseases appear in. by AureliaReport definition

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  • Synonym for "abstinence"
    • abstaining, abstention, withholdment, nephelism, temperance
  • Phrases for "abstinence"
    • abstinence education, abstinence programs, teaching abstinence, preaching abstinence, abstinence only
  • Hypernym for "abstinence"
    • self-denial, self-discipline
  • Cross Reference for "abstinence"
    • day of abstinence, abstention, continence
  • Same Context for "abstinence"
    • chastity, celibacy, continence, asceticism, renunciation
  • Variant for "abstinence"
    • total abstinence
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