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  1. abstinent

    temperate, abstemious, continent, sober, self-denying, austere

    self-indulgent, sensual, intemperate, epicurean, dissipated, incontinent, debauched

Princeton's WordNet

  1. abstainer, abstinent, nondrinkeradjective

    a person who refrains from drinking intoxicating beverages

    ascetic, abstainer, nondrinker


  2. abstinent, abstentiousadjective

    self-restraining; not indulging an appetite especially for food or drink

    "not totally abstinent but abstemious"



Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. abstinentadjective

    abstaining, fasting

  2. abstinentadjective

    abstemious, sober, temperate

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. abstinentadjective

    abstemious, temperate, continent

    sensual, wanton, self-indulgent, intemperate

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  1. Peter Kalivas:

    Certainly for years after being abstinent, they can suddenly get an uncontrollable motivation to take the drug, that always seemed to us to be the result of some enduring change, or a vulnerability left in the brain by the repeated use of drugs.

  2. Celia Morgan:

    Ketamine is a well-tolerated drug and can help alleviate the symptoms of depression, with a pilot study suggesting that it could cut alcohol relapse rates by more than half, this trial will allow us to examine whether ketamine, combined with therapy, can indeed help people stay abstinent from alcohol.

  3. Sarah Church:

    It’s the same thing with drinking, maybe if you're trying to be abstinent from alcohol, once in a while you have a slip.

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