All possible synonyms of the word Abstinence as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...
- act or practice of refraining from indulging an appetite
- self-denial, self-discipline, self-control: the act of denying yourself; controlling your impulses
- chastity, celibacy, sexual abstention: abstaining from sexual relations (as because of religious vows)
- sobriety, temperance: abstaining from excess
- teetotaling, teetotalism: abstaining from alcohol
- fast, fasting: abstaining from food
- inhibition, suppression: (psychology) the conscious exclusion of unacceptable thoughts or desires
- sawm: the third pillar of Islam is fasting (primarily during the month of Ramadan); Muslims abstain from food and drink and gambling and all sensuous pleasures from sunrise to sunset during Ramadan
- the trait of abstaining (especially from alcohol)
- self-discipline, self-denial: the trait of practicing self discipline
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