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English Dictionary: abstinent by the DICT Development Group
3 results for abstinent
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. self-restraining; not indulging an appetite especially for food or drink; "not totally abstinent but abstemious"
    Synonym(s): abstinent, abstentious
  1. a person who refrains from drinking intoxicating beverages
    Synonym(s): abstainer, abstinent, nondrinker
    Antonym(s): drinker, imbiber, juicer, toper
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Abstinent \Ab"sti*nent\, a. [F. abstinent, L. abstinens, p. pr.
      of abstinere. See {Abstain}.]
      Refraining from indulgence, especially from the indulgence of
      appetite; abstemious; continent; temperate. --Beau. & Fl.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Abstinent \Ab"sti*nent\, n.
      1. One who abstains.
      2. (Eccl. Hist.) One of a sect who appeared in France and
            Spain in the 3d century.
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