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Dictionary entry overview: What does abstentious mean?
• ABSTENTIOUS (adjective)
The adjective ABSTENTIOUS has 1 sense:
1. self-restraining; not indulging an appetite especially for food or drink
Familiarity information: ABSTENTIOUS used as an adjective is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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Self-restraining; not indulging an appetite especially for food or drink
not totally abstinent but abstemious
abstemious (sparing in consumption of especially food and drink)
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