Abstain in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Abstain

to limit oneself from doing or enjoying something

Examples of Abstain in a sentence

Because of my health, I am going to abstain from the consumption of alcoholic beverages.  🔊

Janet will abstain from smoking while she is pregnant.  🔊

If you want to lose weight, you should abstain from large amounts of junk food.  🔊

I will give my husband one hundred dollars if he can abstain from using profanity for a week.  🔊

Since my sister has chosen to abstain from eating red meat, I will not be serving any beef dishes at my party.  🔊

The pregnant woman could not abstain from licking the chocolate ice cream container.  🔊

Although Taylor wants to abstain from gossiping, she is afraid her friends will encourage her to talk about other people.  🔊

Marcus found it difficult to abstain from talking in class.  🔊

Because I cannot abstain from eating meat, I would not make a good vegetarian.  🔊

To avoid offending his voters, the politician will abstain from voting on the unpopular bill.  🔊

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