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Definition of Sobriety

Sobriety

  1. Habitual soberness or temperance as to the use of spirituous liquors; as, a man of sobriety.
  2. Habitual freedom from enthusiasm, inordinate passion, or overheated imagination; calmness; coolness; gravity; seriousness; as, the sobriety of riper years.

Sobriety Quotations

All places where women are excluded tend downward to barbarism; but the moment she is introduced, there come in with her courtesy, cleanliness, sobriety, and order.
Harriet Beecher Stowe

Laughter is day, and sobriety is night; a smile is the twilight that hovers gently between both, more bewitching than either.
Henry Ward Beecher

Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.
Pythagoras

People still question my sobriety, my commitment to the program, and that hurts. I take things day by day, and sometimes I take them minute by minute, but I honor my commitment to stay sober.
Tom Arnold

I keep telling people: Don't make me the poster boy for AA because I don't know a lot about sobriety, but I do know a lot about drinking.
Billy Joel
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Sobriety Translations

sobriety in Spanish is seriedad
sobriety in Swedish is nykterhet
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