Sobriety meaning

sə-brīĭ-tē, sō-
Sobriety is a serious state of mind, or when you are not affected by drugs, alcohol or other substances.

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.

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Soundness of judgement.
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A state of moderation or seriousness.
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The quality or state of being grave or earnestly thoughtful.
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The state or quality of being unhurried; a state of calm.
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A state of modest in color or style.
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The state or condition of being sober.
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The state or quality of being sober.
  • Temperance or moderation, esp. in the use of alcoholic liquor.
  • Seriousness; sedateness.
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The quality or state of being sober.
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The quality or state of not being intoxicated.
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Origin of sobriety

  • Middle English sobriete from Old French from Latin sōbrietās from sōbrius sober sober

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition