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sobriety

so·bri·e·ty

sobriety

 
 
pronunciation:
s braI ti
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: abstinence from alcohol; temperance.
He'd been a heavy drinker as a young man, but sobriety characterized his later years.
antonyms:
insobriety
similar words:
abstinence, temperance
definition 2: seriousness of demeanor; solemnity.
antonyms:
frivolity
similar words:
earnest, gravity
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