Adjective "Abstained" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Abstained


    Definition:

    1. to hold oneself back voluntarily, especially from something regarded as improper or unhealthy (usually followed by from): to abstain from eating meat.

    2. to refrain from casting one's vote: a referendum in which two delegates abstained.

    Origin:
    abstain

    Examples:

    "years can be abstained."

    "recentlies can be abstained."