Example sentences for: abstinence

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

  • Abstinence can be even deadlier than monogamy.

  • 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.

  • chastitee: chastity, abstinence from sexual intercourse

  • 38 Goals for this treatment are articulated by the client and can include reduction as well as abstinence from alcohol.

  • 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).

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