VIDEO FOR ABSTINENCE
WATCH NOW: What Does "Abstinence" Mean For You?
"Abstinence" is so very often about personal choices. That's why we should also try to abstain from judgment.
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Origin of abstinence
OTHER WORDS FROM abstinenceab·sti·nent, adjectiveab·sti·nent·ly, adverbpro·ab·sti·nence, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH abstinenceabstention, abstinence .
Words nearby abstinence
Example sentences from the Web for abstinence
Dr. Melson says abstinence only training shows no delay in sexual activity.The Next Frontier of Sex Ed: How Porn Twists Teens’ Brains|Aurora Snow|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I had tried various forms of home detox but I was unable to maintain any form of abstinence.
One exception is the occasional overdose that occurs following a period of abstinence like rehab or jail.
Instead I felt envious of this earlier version of myself, unencumbered by the burden of abstinence.
No one asked the deeper question: why is abstinence the only theologically credible approach to young-adult sexuality?Evangelicals Struggle to Address Premarital Sex and Abortion|David Sessions|July 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Use Fasting and severe Abstinence, which are the proper Abscissions of the instruments and temptations of lust.The Curtezan unmasked|Annonymous (a Spiritual Physician)
At last, after many days' abstinence, the junior partner smiled.The Prodigal Father|J. Storer Clouston
The period of abstinence should certainly extend from the beginning of menstruation to the fourteenth day.Plain Facts for Old and Young|John Harvey Kellogg
We believe in abstinence from all injurious practices, and from the use of all hurtful things.Gospel Doctrine|Joseph F. Smith
State the distinction between "temperance" and "abstinence."New Word-Analysis|William Swinton