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Definition of abstinence:

(n) : the act or practice of abstaining, refraining from indulging a desire; specifically, the practice of abstaining from intoxicating/alcoholic beverages (also called total abstinence, teetotalism)
"the abstinence from a present pleasure that offers itself is a pain, nay, oftentimes, a very great one. - John Locke"
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Definition of abstinence:

(n) : the act or practice of abstaining, refraining from indulging a desire; specifically, the practice of abstaining from intoxicating/alcoholic beverages (also called total abstinence, teetotalism)
"the abstinence from a present pleasure that offers itself is a pain, nay, oftentimes, a very great one. - John Locke"

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