Example sentences for: abstinence

How can you use “abstinence” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • That forms like sale-athon retain the a even after the base element's e demonstrates that the -athon of marathon , rather than the -ethon of telethon , is perceived as the primary form of the suffix, but the matter has not been completely settled: consider alcothon (which I hope was a test of abstinence rather than indulgence).

  • '” And then she talks to them about the “ABCs” (“A” for abstinence, “B” for being faithful, “C” for condoms).

  • Maine is one of 48 states--California and New Hampshire have opted out--spending the $50 million a year Congress allocates for abstinence education, with every $4 of federal money matched with $3 of state funds.

  • In suburban Virginia, for instance, the advice tends towards abstinence.

  • But the PDFA model offers only the salvation of abstinence or the perdition of addiction.

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