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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

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

India is known for its sobriety and wisdom, balanced and sensible thinking. We need strong institutions and we need good governance in the country.
Pratibha Patil

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

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
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Sobriety Translations

sobriety in Spanish is seriedad
sobriety in Swedish is nykterhet

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