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continent

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of continent

  1. given to or marked by restraint in the satisfaction of one's appetites <a religous sect that expects its unmarried members to be completely celibate and its married adherents to maintain continent relationships> Synonyms abstentious, abstinent, abstemious, self-abnegating, self-denying, sober, temperateRelated Words ascetic (also ascetical), austere; disciplined, self-controlled, self-disciplined, self-governedNear Antonyms gluttonous, greedy, rapacious, voracious; Cyrenaic, hedonistic, self-pleasing, sensual, sybaritic, voluptuous, voluptuary; masturbatory, onanisticAntonyms self-indulgent




continent

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of continent

  1. one of the great divisions of land on the globe or the main part of such a division <Europe and Asia are sometimes considered together to be one continent> Synonyms mainland, landmass, mainRelated Words subcontinent, supercontinentNear Antonyms island, isle, islet; atoll, barrier reef, cay, coral reef, key; cape, headland, peninsula, promontory





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