Abstemious

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abstemious

Abstemious meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • संयमी, अल्पाहारी

Abstemious meaning in English (Vocabulary words)

  • (adj) indulging only very moderately in something, especially food and drink.“‘We only had a bottle.’ ‘Very abstemious

Abstemious origin (Root word)

  • early 17th century: from Latin abstemius, (from ab- ‘from’ + a word related to temetum ‘alcoholic drink’) + -ous.

Abstemious in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Of Abhijit falling for Audrey Hepburn and direct cash transfers, To be deserving of charity one had to be abstemious, thrifty, church-going, … Mention welfare in a well-heeled crowd in the United States, Indi
  • The ThickShake Factory Announces Advisory Board : Leading …, India’s first premium thick shake brand and one of the fastest … Mr. Jayant Kochar says, “With our hectic, stressful, abstemious lifestyles, I think …
  • Germany’s Fiscal Paranoia Can’t Compete With Swedish Debt …, (Bloomberg) — German fiscal frugality is the stuff of legends, but they have nothing on the abstemious Swedes. Successive budget surpluses …
  • Humour steeped in tipple, A reader with an abstemious bent of mind must pick Mark Forsyth’s latest book with caution. A Short History of Drunkenness is, by all means, …
  • India’s Disgrace, The Hindu nationalist movement in India has been moving into science ….. After 10 days on the abstemious diet, the subjects appeared even …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Abstemious

  • focus on ‘abs’ part of this word. Abs…To build a six-pack abs, eat n drink carefully
  • ABstain from eating STEM

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