Abstainer meaning

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Agent noun of abstain; one who abstains; especially, one who abstains from something they enjoy, such as the use of intoxicating liquors, or one who abstains for religious reasons; one who practices self-denial. [First attested around 1350 to 1470.]
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Origin of abstainer

  • From Middle English absteiner, from absteinen (“to abstain”).

    From Wiktionary