HyperDic: abstention

English > 1 sense of the word abstention:
NOUNattributeabstention, abstinencethe trait of abstaining (especially from alcohol)
abstention > pronunciation
Soundsaebsteh'nchahn; ahbsteh'nchahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > abstention: 1 sense > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe trait of abstaining (especially from alcohol).
Synonymabstinence
Broaderself-discipline, self-denialThe trait of practicing self discipline
Spanishabstención, abstinencia, prescindencia
Catalanabstenció, abstencionisme, abstinència
Adjectivesabstentiousself-restraining
Verbsabstainchoose not to consume

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