how to pronounce abstinent

æbstɪnənt

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“… are abstinent but addicted to cain …”

meanings of abstinent

noun:

  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.

adjective:

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

words with pronunciation similar to abstinent

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