abstinently

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

abstinent +‎ -ly

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

abstinently (comparative more abstinently, superlative most abstinently)

  1. With abstinence. [First attested in the late 16th century.][1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 10
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