teetotalism

[ tee-toht-l-iz-uhm, tee-toht- ]
/ tiˈtoʊt lˌɪz əm, ˈtiˌtoʊt- /

noun

the principle or practice of total abstinence from intoxicating drink.

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Origin of teetotalism

First recorded in 1825–35; teetotal + -ism
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