Abstemious

All possible synonyms of the word Abstemious as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Abstemious, light(a)

Definition

  • marked by temperance in indulgence; "abstemious with the use of adverbs"; "a light eater"; "a light smoker"; "ate a light supper"

Synonyms

  • abstemious
  • light(a)

Similar to

  • temperate: not extreme in behavior; "temperate in his habits"; "a temperate response to an insult"; "temperate in his eating and drinking"

Abstemious

Definition

  • sparing in consumption of especially food and drink; "the pleasures of the table, never of much consequence to one naturally abstemious"- John Galsworthy

Synonyms

  • abstemious

Also see

  • nonindulgent, strict: characterized by strictness, severity, or restraint

Attributes

  • abstemiousness: moderation in eating and drinking

Similar to

  • abstinent, abstentious: self-restraining; not indulging an appetite especially for food or drink; "not totally abstinent but abstemious"
  • ascetic, ascetical, austere, spartan: practicing great self-denial; "Be systematically ascetic...do...something for no other reason than that you would rather not do it"- William James; "a desert nomad's austere life"; "a spartan diet"; "a spartan existence"

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