More definitions of "abstemious":
- (adj): Marked by temperance in indulgence.
Example: "Abstemious meals"
Famous quotes containing the word abstemious:
“When her guests were awash with champagne and with gin,
She was recklessly sober, as sharp as a pin.
An abstemious man would reel at her look,
As she rolled a bright eye and praised his last book.”
—William Plomer (19031973)