1. a воздержанный

an abstentious life — аскетическая жизнь

2. a скудный

abstentious meal — скудная трапеза

Синонимический ряд:
moderate (adj.) abstemious; abstinent; continent; moderate; self-restraining; sober; temperate

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  • abstentious — adjective see abstention …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • abstentious — adjective Characterized by abstinence; self restraining …   Wiktionary

  • abstentious — É™b stenʃəs adj. tending to abstain, characterized by self denial, refraining …   English contemporary dictionary

  • abstentious — ab·sten·tious …   English syllables

  • abstentious — adjective self restraining; not indulging an appetite especially for food or drink not totally abstinent but abstemious • Syn: ↑abstinent • Similar to: ↑abstemious • Derivationally related forms: ↑abstention, ↑abstinent …   Useful english dictionary

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  • abstention — noun Etymology: Late Latin abstention , abstentio, from Latin abstinēre Date: 1521 the act or practice of abstaining • abstentious adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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