- 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.
Sobriety is a serious state of mind, or when you are not affected by drugs, alcohol or other substances.
the state or quality of being sober; specif.,
- 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
The state or condition of being sober: “three years of drug-free sobriety” ( Ron Rosenbaum ) See Synonyms at abstinence.
Origin of sobrietyMiddle English sobriete from Old French from Latin sōbrietās from sōbrius sober ; see sober .