Definition of Sawm

1. Noun. The third pillar of Islam is fasting (primarily during the month of Ramadan); Muslims abstain from food and drink and gambling and all sensuous pleasures from sunrise to sunset during Ramadan.

Generic synonyms: Abstinence, Pillar Of Islam



Definition of Sawm

1. Noun. (Islam) fasting, abstention, abstinence; the third of the five pillars of Islam (during the month of Ramadan, Muslims abstain from food, drink, gambling, and all sensuous pleasures from sunrise to sunset. '''Sawm''' is regulated by Islamic jurisprudence. Contrary to popular non-Islamic belief, its observance by Muslims is not confined to the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.) ¹

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