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abstemiously

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Pronunciation

Adverb

abstemiously (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
abstemiously

Comparative
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  1. Marked by abstinence or restraint, especially in relation to food or drink.
    He lived abstemiously for his entire life, eschewing pleasure for purity.

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Trivia

  • This is one of only a few words in the English language to have all six vowels (including y) in alphabetical order and each only once.

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