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Definitions of fasting

  1. abstaining from food Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. The act of abstaining from food. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for fasting

  1. In the streets, people appeared to be fasting as in the most rigid Ramadan. – Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 by James Richardson
  2. Sir, we would like to know more of the fasting saint. – Autobiography of a YOGI by Paramhansa Yogananda