HyperDic: soberness

English > 2 senses of the word soberness:
NOUNstatesoberness, sobrietythe state of being sober and not intoxicated by alcohol
attributesoberness, graveness, gravity, sobriety, somberness, sombrenessa manner that is serious and solemn
English > soberness: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningThe state of being sober and not intoxicated by alcohol.
Synonymsobriety
Broadertemporary stateA state that continues for a limited time
Oppositedrunkenness, inebriation, inebriety, intoxication, tipsiness, insobrietyA temporary state resulting from excessive consumption of alcohol
Spanishsobriedad
Catalansobrietat
Adjectivessobernot affected by a chemical substance (especially alcohol)
English > soberness: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningA manner that is serious and solemn.
Synonymsgraveness, gravity, sobriety, somberness, sombreness
Narrowerstodginess, stuffinessdull and pompous gravity
Broaderseriousness, earnestness, serious-mindedness, sincerityThe trait of being serious
Spanishgravedad, sobriedad
Adjectivessobercompletely lacking in playfulness / playfulness
soberdignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises

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