Abstinence in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Abstinence

the act of not taking part in something

Examples of Abstinence in a sentence

According to my religion, one should refrain from having sex and practice abstinence until marriage. 🔊

Abstinence from smoking is now mandatory on commercial airlines.  🔊

Because of strong family support, Frank has been able to maintain his abstinence from alcohol for over twelve years. 🔊

The goal of the church’s teen youth group is to promote abstinence from sex, drugs, and alcohol.  🔊

When Gail was asked if the nicotine patch helped preserve her abstinence from smoking, she stated the item was very helpful.  🔊

The nun’s commitment to the church requires she maintain an abstinence from all things that are not sacred.  🔊

Because I am a diabetic, I plan my menus with a focus on abstinence from sugar.  🔊

Abstinence from sex is the only sure way to prevent unwanted pregnancies.  🔊

On certain religious holidays, the people in my family eat only fish and maintain an abstinence from other meats.  🔊

After two weeks of abstinence from unhealthy foods, Sophia started to feel fitter.  🔊

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