how to pronounce abstinent


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abstinent is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of abstinent in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… there was around an 80% abstinent right …”

meanings of abstinent


  1. One who abstains; a faster.
  2. One of a sect who appeared in France and Spain in the 3rd century, and believed in abstinence towards meat and sex.
  3. One of a religious sect that appeared in France and Spain in the 3rd century, and practised abstinence from meat and sex.


  1. Refraining from indulgence, especially from the indulgence of appetite.

abstinent frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word abstinent occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics abstinent can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that abstinent can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

2) people, society, and culture;

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