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Sobriety

So`bri´e`ty
n.1.Habitual soberness or temperance as to the use of spirituous liquors; as, a man of sobriety.
Public sobriety is a relative duty.
- Blackstone.
2.Habitual freedom from enthusiasm, inordinate passion, or overheated imagination; calmness; coolness; gravity; seriousness; as, the sobriety of riper years.
Mirth makes them not mad,
Nor sobriety sad.
- Denham.
Noun1.sobriety - the state of being sober
Synonyms: soberness
2.sobriety - moderation in or abstinence from alcohol or drugs
3.sobriety - a manner that is serious and solemn
4.sobriety - abstaining from excess
Synonyms: temperance
abnegation, abstemiousness, augustness, balance, blackishness, calm, calmness, common sense, conservatism, constraint, contact with reality, continence, control, cool, cool head, coolheadedness, coolness, courtliness, darkishness, darkness, darksomeness, decorousness, demureness, denial, dignifiedness, dignity, dispassion, due sense of, duskiness, duskness, earnestness, evenness, formality, frugality, funereality, gentleness, golden mean, good sense, grandeur, graveness, gravity, grimness, happy medium, healthy mind, horse sense, impartiality, judiciousness, juste-milieu, kingliness, lenity, level head, levelheadedness, loftiness, long face, lordliness, lucid interval, lucidity, majesty, meden agan, mental balance, mental equilibrium, mental health, mental hygiene, mental poise, middle way, mildness, moderateness, moderationism, neutrality, nobility, nonviolence, normalcy, normality, normalness, nothing in excess, pacifism, plain sense, practical mind, practical wisdom, practicality, pride of bearing, pride of place, princeliness, proud bearing, prudence, rationality, reason, reasonableness, regality, renouncement, renunciation, repose, restraint, right mind, sadness, sanemindedness, saneness, sanity, sedateness, self-abnegation, self-control, self-discipline, self-mastery, self-restraint, sense, senses, sensibleness, serenity, seriousness, sober senses, sober-mindedness, soberness, sobersidedness, sobersides, solemnity, solemnness, somberness, sophrosyne, sound mind, soundness, soundness of mind, stability, staidness, stateliness, steadiness, straight face, swarth, swarthiness, swartness, teetotalism, temperance, temperateness, thoughtfulness, tranquillity, unexcessiveness, unextravagance, unextremeness, venerability, via media, weightiness, wholesomeness, worthiness
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sob stuff
Sobbing
sobbingly
Sober
sober up
Sober-minded
sobering
Soberize
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Soberness
sobersided
sobersides
Soboles
Soboliferous
sobralia
Sobranje
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Sobriquet
Soc
Soc and sac
Socage
Socager
soccer
soccer ball
soccer player
Socer
Sociability
Sociable
Sociable bird
Sociableness
Sociably
Social
social action
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