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The state or condition of being sober: "three years of drug-free sobriety" (Ron Rosenbaum). See Synonyms at abstinence.
[Middle English sobriete, from Old French, from Latin sōbrietās, from sōbrius, sober; see sober.]
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1. the state or quality of being sober
2. the quality of refraining from excess
3. the quality of being serious or sedate
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so•bri•e•ty(səˈbraɪ ɪ ti, soʊ-)
1. the state or quality of being sober.
2. temperance or moderation, esp. in the use of alcoholic beverages.
3. seriousness or solemnity.
[1375–1425; late Middle English sobrietie (< Old French sobriete) < Latin sōbrietās <sōbri(us) sober];
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|Noun||1.||sobriety - the state of being sober and not intoxicated by alcohol|
temporary state - a state that continues for a limited time
|2.||sobriety - moderation in or abstinence from alcohol or other drugs|
|3.||sobriety - a manner that is serious and solemn|
serious-mindedness, earnestness, seriousness, sincerity - the trait of being serious; "a lack of solemnity is not necessarily a lack of seriousness"- Robert Rice
|4.||sobriety - abstaining from excess|
abstinence - act or practice of refraining from indulging an appetite
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1. abstinence, temperance, abstemiousness, moderation, self-restraint, soberness, nonindulgence the boredom of a lifetime of sobriety
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1. High seriousness of manner or bearing:
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a. (not being drunk) → sobrietà
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sobrietyn sobriedad f
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