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Meaning of FASTING

Pronunciation:  f'asting

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  abstaining from food
 

FASTING is a 7 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: fast
 
 See Also: abstinence, diet, dieting, hunger strike

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abstinence, Albigensianism, anchoritic monasticism, anchoritism, asceticism, austerity, Catharism, cold purgatorial fires, Day of Atonement, dog-hungry, empty, eremitism, famished, famishing, flagellation, Franciscanism, hair shirt, half-famished, half-starved, hungering, hungry, Lenten, lustration, maceration, mendicantism, monachism, monasticism, mortification, peckish, penance, penitence, penitential act, penitential exercise, pinched with hunger, purgation, purgatory, puritanism, quadragesimal, ravening, ravenous, repentance, rigor, Sabbatarianism, sackcloth and ashes, self-denial, self-mortification, sharp-set, starved, starving, Trappism, uneating, unfed, unfilled, voluntary poverty, voracious, Waldensianism, wolfish, Yoga, Yom Kippur
 

 

 

 

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