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Noun: sobriety  su'brI-u-tee
  1. The state of being sober and not intoxicated by alcohol
    - soberness
  2. Moderation in or abstinence from alcohol or other drugs
    - dryness
  3. A manner that is serious and solemn
    - graveness, gravity, soberness, somberness [US], sombreness [Brit, Cdn]
  4. Abstaining from excess
    - temperance

Derived forms: sobrieties

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

Encyclopedia: Sobriety