Noun(1) the state of being sober and not intoxicated by alcohol(2) moderation in or abstinence from alcohol or other drugs(3) a manner that is serious and solemn(4) abstaining from excess
(1) For any recovering alcoholic, one of the biggest lessons of their sobriety is to learn how to have fun without alcohol in the bloodstream.(2) the price of beer compelled me to maintain a certain level of sobriety(3) Everything was done to make us throw away sobriety of thought and calmness of judgment and to inflate all expressions with sensational epithets and turgid phrases.(4) Judging from the tone of their utterances, the women and men who argued for respectability and sobriety sincerely believed what they said.(5) After 23 years of sobriety , he also hit the bottle.(6) It was a day when she forgot her own rule about sobriety and seriousness and they both had laughed so.(7) Coffee houses were a reflection of the emerging middle class, with its emphasis on discussion, exploration of ideas, sobriety and refined sociability.(8) This was followed by a series of rapid texts establishing their respective levels of sobriety .(9) If they're wrecked at work, especially if public safety relies on their sobriety , fire them and, perhaps, also prosecute.(10) And we certainly have witnessed many people who have started to drink after years of sobriety and go downhill very, very quickly.(11) Stewart suggests using the photo to strengthen credibility by favoring sobriety over glitz.(12) A survey by Channel 4 revealed a surprising degree of sobriety and principles among the nation's youth.(13) There is a fine line between maturity, sobriety and patience, and indifference, alienation and disgust.(14) The home is the foundation of sanity and sobriety ; it is the indispensable condition of continuity; its health determines the health of society.(15) she speaks with such sobriety, it's clear she speaks the truth(16) A doctor said, anything is possible in recovery, in sobriety .
4. temperance ::
1. flippancy ::
2. frivolity ::
3. levity ::
4. play ::
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SOBRIETY. It's very tedious
for all concerned.
Game of Thrones Season 3, Episode 2
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