- An example of sobriety is your state of mind at a funeral.
- An example of sobriety is when you do not take drugs or consume alcohol.
- temperance or moderation, esp. in the use of alcoholic liquor
- seriousness; sedateness
Origin of sobrietyMiddle English sobrete ; from Old French sobriete ; from Classical Latin sobrietas ; from sobrius, sober
Origin of sobrietyMiddle English sobriete, from Old French, from Latin s&omacron;brietas, from s&omacron;brius, sober; see sober.