Last modified on 29 June 2014, at 16:28

abstentious

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From abstention +‎ -ous

PronunciationEdit

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

AdjectiveEdit

abstentious (comparative more abstentious, superlative most abstentious)

  1. Characterized by abstinence; self-restraint.

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