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    abstinence - Dictionary definition and meaning for word abstinence

    (noun) the trait of abstaining (especially from alcohol)
    Synonyms : abstention
    (noun) act or practice of refraining from indulging an appetite
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for abstinence

ABS THIN ence. A person maintained abstinence when he restrained from pleasant things like food and drinks!!!

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abstinence (sounds like absent) : like being absent from enjoying pleasant things

ab+stinence..(looks like STRINGENC(y)....MEANS sticking to the rules)...so your doctor has asked you to stick to the rule of eating only bread ,if you want to reduce your belly.

Ab is root which means away from something

Ab+ stin+ence: Absent from nonsense like alcohol

Abstinence from ur beloved ones leads to alcohol consumption

abs are nonsense so there is no restaint for eatind and drinking(food lover is thinking lyk da assume)

soundslike abstinance came from abstain: non-participation in pleasant things

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