abstinence

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  • Yet he never really wanted long-term abstinence enough to make any real success of this.
  • If this method does not work, the person may need to try abstinence.
  • And this abstinence should last until about six weeks after the birth of the child. Cited from Woman, by William J. Robinson
  • For many, perhaps we may say for most, entire abstinence is their only safety. Cited from Life and Conduct, by J. Cameron Lees
  • However, it is a first step for many forms of longer-term abstinence-based treatment.
  • This sharp increase in support of abstinence education is seen across all political and economic groups.
  • It offers an abstinence-based twelve-step program, provided over a six-week residential stay.
  • This leaves the Title V program as the only remaining federal abstinence education program.
  • Evidence does not support the use of abstinence only sex education.
  • Often several attempts are required before long-term abstinence is achieved.
  • As per the state of Texas, all health classes taught are taught abstinence only.
  • You will meet my abstinence by the only amends you can make to me. Cited from Wisdom, Wit, and Pathos of Ouida, by Ouida
  • Total abstinence I would not hear of; it was quite out of the question. Cited from Frank Oldfield, by T.P. Wilson
  • The newspaper did not last long, and the Polish abstinence groups never united.
  • The impact of the rise in abstinence-only education remains a question.
  • Two major studies by Congress have increased the volume of criticism surrounding abstinence-only education.
  • What a wondrous change Christian total abstinence had made in his whole appearance. Cited from Frank Oldfield, by T.P. Wilson
  • Abstinence is often viewed as an act of self-control over the natural desire to have sex.
  • Within marriage abstinence is also required during and following a woman's menstruation.
  • You know my views on the subject of total abstinence. Cited from Frank Oldfield, by T.P. Wilson
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Words starting with abstinence

Meaning of abstinence

  • noun The trait of abstaining (especially from alcohol)
  • noun Act or practice of refraining from indulging an appetite