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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: abstinence(0.01148 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to abstinence.
English → Indonesian (quick)
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English → English (WordNet)
n 1: the trait of abstaining (especially from alcohol) [syn: abstention]
2: act or practice of refraining from indulging an appetite
English → English (gcide)
Abstinence \Ab"sti*nence\, n. [F. abstinence, L. abstinentia,
fr. abstinere. See Abstain.]
1. The act or practice of abstaining; voluntary forbearance
of any action, especially the refraining from an
indulgence of appetite, or from customary gratifications
of animal or sensual propensities. Specifically, the
practice of abstaining from intoxicating beverages, --
called also total abstinence.
The abstinence from a present pleasure that offers
itself is a pain, nay, oftentimes, a very great one.
2. The practice of self-denial by depriving one's self of
certain kinds of food or drink, especially of meat.
Penance, fasts, and abstinence,
To punish bodies for the soul's offense. --Dryden.