Definitions for "Abstinence"
The act or practice of abstaining; voluntary forbearance of any action, especially the refraining from an indulgence of appetite, or from customary gratifications of animal or sensual propensities. Specifically, the practice of abstaining from intoxicating beverages, -- called also total abstinence.
To refrain from having sex.
Voluntarily refraining from sexual activity. Sexual activity is defined differently by different people and can mean anything from kissing to sexual intercourse. Many people who consider themselves abstentious have some sexual activity, such as masturbation, kissing, certain kinds of touching, but not others.
The practice of self-denial by depriving one's self of certain kinds of food or drink, especially of meat.
The voluntary self-denial of food, drink, or sex. Today, abstinence is commonly taken to mean no sexual activity.
Another contradictory dream which may seem the exact opposite. To dream that you practice abstinence from drinking or any other sort of sensual temptation can be and should be considered a warning against being over confidant. But to dream that you have to show abstinence out of necessity indicates that great rewards are on their way.
to stop taking a particular psychoactive substance after a long period of use
Non-use of a specific substance. In recovery, non-use of any addictive psychoactive substance. May also denote cessation of addictive behavior, such as gambling, over-eating, etc.
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The voluntary decision not to engage in sexual relations of any kind. In some cases, the decision not to engage in penetrative sex. Reasons for abstinence include abstinence for pregnancy prevention (including periodic abstinence), for religious reasons, or because of concerns about STIs/HIV infection.
Choosing not to have any kind of sexual intercourse. For abstinence to be effective, people must not have any kind of sex, whether vaginal, oral, or anal. Some people wait until they are past their teens. Some people wait until they get married. Others choose not to have sex at all. Choosing when or if to have sex is a hard decision for everyone.People must take responsibility and accept whatever might happen because of a choice they make. ABSTINENCE from sex is the surest way not to get STDs or pregnant.
Not having sex of any kind.
Keywords:  stopping, drugs
Stopping further use of drugs.
Keywords:  last, ejaculation, days, number
The number of days since last ejaculation.
Keywords:  something, doing, sex
not doing something, e.g., not having sex.