Synonyms and Antonyms of abstentious
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 of abstentious abstemious, abstinent, continent, self-abnegating, self-denying, sober, temperateWords Related to abstentious ascetic (also ascetical), austere; disciplined, self-controlled, self-disciplined, self-governedNear Antonyms of abstentious gluttonous, greedy, rapacious, voracious; Cyrenaic, hedonistic, self-pleasing, sensual, sybaritic, voluptuous, voluptuary; masturbatory, onanisticAntonyms of abstentious self-indulgent
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up abstentious? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).