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abstinent (s) (noun), abstinents (pl)
A person who is self-disciplined and does not indulge in one's appetite for food or drink: As an abstinent, Greg, the coach, was described as a role model for the players on the football team.
abstinent (adjective); more abstinent, most abstinent
A reference to a person's character of sparing in the consumption of food or drink: The abstinent qualities of Audrey's aunt were much admired by her friends and relatives.
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