Definition of Fasting. Meaning of Fasting. Synonyms of Fasting

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Definition of Fasting

Fasting
Fast Fast, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Fasted; p. pr. & vb. n. Fasting.] [AS. f[ae]stan; akin to D. vasten, OHG. fast[=e]n, G. fasten, Icel. & Sw. fasta, Dan. faste, Goth. fastan to keep, observe, fast, and prob. to E. fast firm.] 1. To abstain from food; to omit to take nourishment in whole or in part; to go hungry. Fasting he went to sleep, and fasting waked. --Milton. 2. To practice abstinence as a religious exercise or duty; to abstain from food voluntarily for a time, for the mortification of the body or appetites, or as a token of grief, or humiliation and penitence. Thou didst fast and weep for the child. --2 Sam. xii. 21. Fasting day, a fast day; a day of fasting.

Meaning of Fasting from wikipedia

- adjustments occur during fasting. Some diagnostic tests are used to determine a fasting state. For example, a person is ****umed to be fasting once 8–12 hours have...
- Christian fasting, Fast Sunday (LDS Church), and Buddhist fasting. Three methods of intermittent fasting are alternate-day fasting, periodic fasting, and time-restricted...
- Water fasting is a type of fasting in which the practitioner consumes only water. One may water fast for a variety of reasons, including medical[citation...
- the practice of fasting is mentioned. In verse 2:183, Quran expresses situations in which a Muslim is allowed to abstain from fasting and introduces alternative...
- Impaired fasting glucose is a type of prediabetes, in which a person's blood sugar levels during fasting are consistently above the normal range, but...
- Numerous cases of fasting girls were reported in the late 19th century. Believers regarded such cases as miraculous. In some cases, the fasting girls also exhibited...
- Fastly, Inc. is an American cloud computing services provider. Fastly's edge cloud platform provides a content delivery network, Internet security services...
- historically observes the disciplines of fasting and abstinence at various times each year. For Catholics, fasting is the reduction of one's intake of food...
- from dawn to night according to some scholars). Fasting requires the abstinence from food and drink. Fasting the month of Ramadān was made obligatory (wājib)...
- Fast or FAST may refer to: Fast, (adjective) high speed or velocity Fast, (noun, verb) to practice fasting, abstaining from food and/or water for a certain...
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