Definition Of abstinence
the fact or practice of restraining oneself from indulging in something, typically alcohol.
I started drinking again after six years of abstinence
Example Of abstinence
abstinence from premarital intercourse
A growing lobby, here and in America, preaches abstinence , not education.
After 12 months, the researchers intend to shift the addicts to methadone or abstinence .
Among those who live abstinently in this regard, however, there are, in my opinion, three different groups.
Approximately 63% of opiate and stimulant users receiving intensive inpatient treatment on psychiatric wards were abstinent at discharge compared with 38% of controls.