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Definition of 'abstemious'

Adjective

  1. sparing in consumption of especially food and drink; "the pleasures of the table, never of much consequence to one naturally abstemious"- John Galsworthy
       Antonyms: gluttonous
  2. marked by temperance in indulgence; "abstemious with the use of adverbs"; "a light eater"; "a light smoker"; "ate a light supper"
       Synonyms: light


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