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abstinence

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abstinence/ˈæbstənəns/noun
abstinence
/ˈæbstənəns/
noun
Learner's definition of ABSTINENCE  
[noncount]
: the practice of not doing or having something that is wanted or enjoyable : the practice of abstaining from something — often + from

— abstinent

/ˈæbstənənt/adjective
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