Synonyms for abstemiously
|Grammar : Adv|
|Spell : ab-stee-mee-uhs|
|Phonetic Transcription : æbˈsti mi əs|
Définition of abstemiouslyOrigin :
- c.1600, from Latin abstemius "sober, temperate," from ab(s)- "from" (see ab-) + stem of temetum "strong drink," related to temulentus "drunken." Technically, of liquor, but extended in Latin to temperance in living generally. Related: Abstemiously; abstemiousness.
- As in soberly : adv abstinently
- He ate on, rapidly but abstemiously, and finished before Mr. Bylash, who had had twenty minutes' start of him.
- Extract from : « Queed » by Henry Sydnor Harrison
Antonyms for abstemiously
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