abstemiousness abstemiousness

Definition(s):

  1. (n) restricted to bare necessities
  2. (n) moderation in eating and drinking

Usage(s):

  1. In an era of aggressive abstemiousness, we can be grateful to Comedy Central for picking up AbFab, even if it is a bit of a disappointment.
  2. Washington Reporter Susan Schindehette also finds abstemiousness among her sources.
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