HyperDic: sobriety

English > 4 senses of the word sobriety:
NOUNstatesobriety, sobernessthe state of being sober and not intoxicated by alcohol
attributesobriety, drynessmoderation in or abstinence from alcohol or other drugs
attributesobriety, graveness, gravity, soberness, somberness, sombrenessa manner that is serious and solemn
actsobriety, temperanceabstaining from excess
sobriety > pronunciation
Soundssahbray'ahtiy
Rhymesability ... zloty: 638 rhymes with tiy...
English > sobriety: 4 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningThe state of being sober and not intoxicated by alcohol.
Synonymsoberness
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
English > sobriety: 4 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaningmoderation in or abstinence from alcohol or other drugs.
Synonymdryness
Broadertemperance, moderationThe trait of avoiding / avoiding excesses
Spanishsobriedad
Catalansobrietat
English > sobriety: 4 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningA manner that is serious and solemn.
Synonymsgraveness, gravity, soberness, somberness, sombreness
Narrowerstodginess, stuffinessdull and pompous gravity
Broaderseriousness, earnestness, serious-mindedness, sincerityThe trait of being serious
Spanishgravedad, sobriedad
English > sobriety: 4 senses > noun 4, act
Meaningabstaining from excess.
Synonymtemperance
BroaderabstinenceAct or practice of refraining from indulging an appetite
Spanishsobriedad, temperancia

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