Meaning of abstemiousness in English:


Pronunciation /?b?sti?m??sn?s/


See abstemious

‘It turns out Fields was a huge admirer of hers, but their approaches to comedy, and life, were poles apart - Fields being a master of excess and West a paragon of abstemiousness.’
  • ‘Jake made up for any parental abstemiousness though.’
  • ‘That is not to suggest that I am a model of abstemiousness who has never made an idiot of himself after five too many.’
  • ‘He does not seem to smoke or drink, although he has downplayed his abstemiousness since joining the drinks group.’
  • ‘We only had four bottles of wine - due to the wine service rather than any abstemiousness on our part.’