Sobriety - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |səˈbraɪəti|  American pronunciation of the word sobriety
Brit.  |səˈbrʌɪəti|  British pronunciation of the word sobriety

noun

- the state of being sober and not intoxicated by alcohol (syn: soberness)
- moderation in or abstinence from alcohol or other drugs (syn: dryness)
- a manner that is serious and solemn (syn: graveness, gravity, soberness, somberness, sombreness)
- abstaining from excess (syn: temperance)

Examples

They did a sobriety test on him.

John had periods of sobriety, but always went back to drinking.

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