Definition of Abstained

1. Verb. (past of abstain) ¹



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Definition of Abstained

1. abstain [v] - See also: abstain

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Abstained

absorptivity
absotively
absotively posilutely
absotively posolutely
absquatulate
absquatulated
absquatulates
absquatulating
absquatulation
absquatulations
absquatulator
absquatulators
absque hoc
absque impetitione vasti
abstain
abstained (current term)
abstainer
abstainers
abstaining
abstainment
abstainments
abstains
absteinous
abstemious
abstemiously
abstemiousness
abstenance
abstenances
abstenious
abstention

Literary usage of Abstained

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1889)
"Although he was sometimes moved to great wrath he abstained from using abusive words. Unlike his countrymen generally he was moderate in eating and drinking ..."

2. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1831)
"(122) Their military acclamations saluted him with the title of king : out he abstained, during his whole reign, from the use of the purple and dia- dem ..."

3. Reports of Cases Decided in the High Court of Chancery: In 1852 [-1859 by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Richard Torin Kindersley, John Jackson Smale (1860)
"But however that may be, it appears to me that the fact is established that Dr. Cochrane abstained from bringing over his own plate from Scotland, ..."

4. United States Supreme Court Reportsby Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1882)
"... peace of this country and the rights of other states. ing in the traffic, or that ehe baa abstained from it either in act or declaration. ..."

5. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: With by Great Britain Court of King's Bench, Richard Vaughan Barnewall, Cresswell Cresswell (1829)
"... and we think they are not at liberty to say that they abstained from attending because they did not know the specific purpose for which the meeting was ..."

6. History of Civilization in England by Henry Thomas Buckle (1866)
"... by whom these things were effected, still abstained from that religious persecution to which he was urged.1" He granted to the Protestants the tol- 140 ..."

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