VIDEO FOR ABSTINENCE
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"Abstinence" is so very often about personal choices. That's why we should also try to abstain from judgment.
Words nearby abstinence
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
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