Definition: the act of not partaking or indulging in something
Part of Speech: Noun
Synonym(s): sobriety, self-denial
Antonym(s): indulgence, excess
1. Jake became depressed and ended his abstinence from drugs when his wife died.
2. If William doesn’t practice abstinence, he will probably die from an alcohol-related disease.
3. One of the key focuses of the church’s sex education program is abstinence from sex.