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Meaning of ABSTEMIOUSNESS

Pronunciation:  ab'steemeeusnes

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  moderation in eating and drinking
 

ABSTEMIOUSNESS is a 14 letter word that starts with A.

 

 See Also: moderation, temperance

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ab*ste"mi*ous*ness\, n.
The quality of being abstemious, temperate, or sparing in the
use of food and strong drinks. It expresses a greater degree
of abstinence than temperance.

 

 

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