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- adj. Characterized by abstinence; self-restraint.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Characterized by abstinence; self-restraining.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Characterized by abstention.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. self-restraining; not indulging an appetite especially for food or drink
From abstention + -ous (Wiktionary)