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Noun: soberness  sow-bu(r)-nus
  1. The state of being sober and not intoxicated by alcohol
    - sobriety
  2. A manner that is serious and solemn
    - graveness, gravity, sobriety, somberness [US], sombreness [Brit, Cdn]

Type of: earnestness, serious-mindedness, seriousness, sincerity, temporary state

Antonym: drunkenness

Encyclopedia: Soberness