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abstentious


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Abstentious  \Ab*sten"tious\,  a. 
  Characterized  by  abstinence;  self-restraining.  --Farrar. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  abstentious 
  adj  :  self-restraining;  not  indulging  an  appetite  especially  for 
  food  or  drink;  "not  totally  abstinent  but  abstemious" 
  [syn:  {abstinent}] 




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