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abstentious

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of abstentious

  1. given to or marked by restraint in the satisfaction of one's appetites abstentious by nature, she eats only to satisfy actual hunger—never just for the sake of eating Synonyms abstemious, abstinent, continent, 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


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