Abstemious

Adjective

  • Marked by, or spent in, abstinence; as, an abstemious life.
  • Sparingly used; used with temperance or moderation. [First attested in the mid 17th century.]
  • Sparing in diet; refraining from a free use of food and strong drinks; temperate; abstinent; sparing in the indulgence of the appetite or passions. [First attested in the mid 17th century.]
  • (rare) Promotive of abstemiousness.

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