- non·ab·stain·er, noun
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How to use abstainer in a sentence
Coffee and tea drinkers had a 28 percent lower risk of dementia and a 32 percent lower risk of stroke compared with abstainers.
A total abstainer, I had, I am thankful to say, strength enough to resist the temptation thus adroitly thrust upon me.In the Wrong Paradise | Andrew Lang
The preacher of the Spital sermon this year is to be a life-long abstainer, the Bishop of Carlisle.The Quiver 3/1900 | Anonymous
A total abstainer is one who abstains from everything but abstention, and especially from inactivity in the affairs of others.The Devil's Dictionary | Ambrose Bierce
They absolve the sinner who can plead, "I was in love," more easily than the self-righteous abstainer.What Will People Say? | Rupert Hughes
He has taken ale or porter at times, "under doctor's counsel," but in general he has been an "abstainer."The Crow's Nest | Clarence Day, Jr.