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Definition of 'abstinent'

Noun

  1. a person who refrains from drinking intoxicating beverages
       Synonyms: abstainer nondrinker
       Antonyms: drinker imbiber toper juicer

Adjective

  1. self-restraining; not indulging an appetite especially for food or drink; "not totally abstinent but abstemious"
       Synonyms: abstentious


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