Synonyms of abstemious
- 1. abstemious (vs. gluttonous), abstinent, abstentious, ascetic, ascetical, austere, spartan, nonindulgent#1, strict
- usage: sparing in consumption of especially food and drink; "the pleasures of the table, never of much consequence to one naturally abstemious"- John Galsworthy
- 2. abstemious, light(prenominal), temperate (vs. intemperate)
- usage: marked by temperance in indulgence; "abstemious with the use of adverbs"; "a light eater"; "a light smoker"; "ate a light supper"
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Definition and meaning of abstemious (Dictionary)