Example sentences for: abstinence

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

  • Sometimes she becomes visible to the wayward husband who is out late, drinking, and when he approaches her, she turns into an ugly horse-faced hag, scaring him into swearing abstinence forever.

  • The proposals include abstinence education, school vouchers for poor kids, faith-based drug-rehabilitation programs, and a $500 tax credit for anyone who does 10 hours of volunteer work for the poor during the year.

  • The morning of the party, Martin ran across one of those CDC-sponsored subway ads touting the virtues of abstinence.

  • The Social Health Association provides, through its own teachers, age-appropriate, abstinence based, in-school programming in three different areas: human growth and development; AIDS/STD education; and life skills (conflict resolution, peer pressure, decision-making).

  • In a press conference before angry reporters at a condom shop, they defended their stunt, saying it was meant to be "a moral lesson" and "the biggest public service announcement ever" on behalf of safe sex and abstinence.


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