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[きん()·よく()]
kinyoku
noun, suru verb

Alternate Written Forms:

[きん()·よく()]
kinyoku

Root Words:

[きん() + よく()]
kin + yoku

English Meaning(s) for 禁欲

noun, suru verb
  1. abstinence; self-control; celibacy; abnegation; asceticism

Definition and Synonyms for 禁欲

Abstinence act or practice of refraining from indulging an appetite
Synonyms: 忌み, 忌む, 禁欲, 禁酒, 節欲
Chastity abstaining from sexual relations (as because of religious vows)
Synonyms: 不犯, 徳操, 禁欲, 純潔, 貞操, 貞淑, 貞潔, 貞節
Asceticism the trait of great self-denial (especially refraining from worldly pleasures)
Synonyms: 禁欲, 禁欲主義
Continence the exercise of self constraint in sexual matters
Synonyms: 禁欲, 節制
Abnegation the denial and rejection of a doctrine or belief
Synonyms: 禁欲

Meanings for each kanji in 禁欲

prohibition; ban; forbid Kanji Details »
longing; covetousness; greed; passion; desire; craving Kanji Details »

Categories 禁欲 is a member of

Abstinence act or practice of refraining from indulging an appetite
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Self-Discipline the act of denying yourself
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Self-Discipline the trait of practicing self discipline
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Denial the act of refusing to comply (as with a request)
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Sample Sentences for 禁欲

He practices austerities almost like a monk.

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