Translation of "abstinence" - English-German dictionary


noun /ˈӕbstinəns/

the act or habit of abstaining, especially from alcohol.

die Enthaltsamkeit

withdrawal from taking alcohol or addictive drugs

der Entzug
He is in heroin abstinence.
go into abstinence

to start a process of withdrawal from addiction

einen Entzug anfangen
Most doctors recommend going into alcohol abstinence during pregnancy.
symptoms of abstinence

unpleasant physical symptoms such as headaches and nausea, resulting from abstinence.

die Entzugserscheinungen

(Translation of “abstinence” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)