abstentious

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From abstention +‎ -ous

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /æbˈstɛn.t͡ʃəs, /əbˈstɛn.t͡ʃəs//

AdjectiveEdit

abstentious (comparative more abstentious, superlative most abstentious)

  1. Characterized by abstinence; self-restraint.

Derived termsEdit

Last modified on 10 June 2013, at 17:28