Word of the week: ABSTINENCE

Abstinence \ˈab-stə-nən(t)s(noun)
– voluntary forebearance especially from indulgence of an appetite or a craving or from eating some food.
Use in a sentence:
Let’s remember to observe fasting and abstinence this coming Ash Wednesday.
Source:
Abstinence. (n.d.). In Merriam-Webster online. Retrieved February 20, 2012 from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/abstinence

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