HyperDic: nonindulgent

English > 1 sense of the word nonindulgent:
ADJECTIVEallnonindulgent, strictcharacterized by strictness, severity, or restraint
English > nonindulgent: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningCharacterized by strictness, severity, or restraint.
Narroweraustere, sternOf a stern or strict bearing or demeanor
blue, puritanic, puritanicalmorally rigorous and strict
corrective, disciplinary, disciplinaldesigned to promote discipline
monkishbefitting a monk
renunciant, renunciative, self-abnegating, self-denyingUsed especially of behavior
self-disciplined, self-restrainingUsed of nonindulgent persons
severe, spartanunsparing and uncompromising in discipline or judgment
See alsoabstemioussparing in consumption of especially food and drink
OppositeindulgentCharacterized by or given to yielding to the wishes of someone
Nounsnonindulgencethe trait of great self-denial (especially refraining from worldly pleasures)

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