What does "Abstemious" mean?
(a.) Abstaining from wine (a.) Marked by, or spent in, abstinence; as, an abstemious life (a.) Promotive of abstemiousness (a.) Sparing in diet; refraining from a free use of food and strong drinks; temperate; abstinent; sparing in the indulgence of the appetite or passions (a.) Sparingly used; used with temperance or moderation; as, an abstemious diet
Word Family abstemiously, abstemiousness