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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Abstaining from excess; A manner that is serious and solemn; Moderation in or abstinence from alcohol or other drugs; The state of being sober and not intoxicated by alcohol.

Usage examples (36)
  • sobriety, severity, and self-respect are the foundations of all true sociality.
  • Still, successful treatment and long-term sobriety are possible.
  • This prepares our clients for long-term sobriety, allowing our program to excel where others fail.
  • My two cents on the statement about the "public conduct of my fellow atheists was so lacking in sobriety and gravity" for more
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