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Synonyms for sobriety
səˈbraɪ ɪ ti, soʊ-so·bri·ety

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Wiktionary

  1. sobrietynoun

    The quality or state of not being intoxicated.

    Antonyms:
    drunkenness, intoxication

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. sobriety

    Abstinence from food commonly signifies going without; abstemiousness, partaking moderately; abstinence may be for a single occasion, abstemiousness is habitual moderation. Self-denial is giving up what one wishes; abstinence may be refraining from what one does not desire. Fasting is abstinence from food for a limited time, and generally for religious reasons. Sobriety and temperance signify maintaining a quiet, even temper by moderate indulgence in some things, complete abstinence from others. We speak of temperance in eating, but of abstinence from vice. Total abstinence has come to signify the entire abstaining from intoxicating liquors.

    Synonyms:
    abstemiousness, abstinence, continence, fasting, frugality, moderation, self-control, self-denial, self-restraint, temperance

    Antonyms:
    drunkenness, excess, gluttony, greed, intemperance, intoxication, reveling, revelry, self-indulgence, sensuality, wantonness

    Preposition:
    The negative side of virtue is abstinence from vice.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. sobriety

    Synonyms:
    soberness, temperance, abstemiousness

    Antonyms:
    intemperance

Princeton's WordNet

  1. soberness, sobrietynoun

    the state of being sober and not intoxicated by alcohol

    Synonyms:
    sombreness, graveness, dryness, gravity, temperance, somberness, soberness

  2. sobriety, drynessnoun

    moderation in or abstinence from alcohol or other drugs

    Synonyms:
    sombreness, graveness, dryness, gravity, temperance, somberness, dispassionateness, xerotes, dispassion, soberness, waterlessness

  3. graveness, gravity, sobriety, soberness, somberness, sombrenessnoun

    a manner that is serious and solemn

    Synonyms:
    sombreness, solemnity, gloom, graveness, dryness, gravity, gravitational attraction, gloominess, temperance, somberness, gravitation, gravitational force, soberness

  4. sobriety, temperancenoun

    abstaining from excess

    Synonyms:
    sombreness, graveness, dryness, gravity, moderation, temperance, somberness, soberness

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sobrietynoun

    Synonyms:
    temperance, abstemiousness, abstinence

  2. sobrietynoun

    Synonyms:
    calmness, coolness, sedateness, soberness, demureness, thoughtfulness, gravity

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. sobrietynoun

    Synonyms:
    soberness, gravity

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "sobriety":

    abstinence

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How to use sobriety in a sentence?

  1. Assistant Police Chief Todd Strickland:

    There were signs of impairment due to the... field sobriety test that we gave Ashton Baza, and that was part of the investigation... and why Ashton Baza was arrested.

  2. Alcoholics Anonymous (AA ):

    stay sober and help other alcoholics achieve sobriety

  3. Deryck Whibley:

    If anything I actually kind of enjoy it more now, which I wasn’t really expecting, i was having such a great time when I was drinking and partying and I thought sobriety would be boring, but it’s really not.

  4. Brandon Lee:

    I’ve worked tirelessly organizing an intervention and it’s incredibly upsetting that it never came to fruition.I wanted my dad’s hopeful sobriety and recovery to be a private family matter but, as a result of hisaccusations on social media, I feel forced to speak out, i have and will continue to cooperate with law enforcement as needed. I love my father and just want to see him sober, happy and healthy.

  5. Cedric Alexander:

    Video footage captured from police body cameras shows Atlanta police officers talking with Rayshard Brooks moments before Rayshard Brooks was shot in a Wendys parking lot. Officer Devin Bronsan arrived inthe area after a 911 complaintof someone sleeping in a car. Rayshard Brooks said Rayshard Brooks drank a small amount of alcohol and was administered afield sobriety test. Hisblood-alcohol levelregistered at.108, above the.08 legal limit. I think youve had too much to drink to be driving, said Officer Garrett Rolfe, who responded to the scene after Officer Devin Bronsan, beforehe tried to arrest Rayshard Brooks. A struggle ensuedand the officers bodycams wereknocked to the ground. They could be heard yelling, Youre going to get Tased ! Stop fighting ! ATLANTA ERUPTS AFTER Rayshard Brooks DEATH PROMPTS POLICE CHIEF TO STEP DOWN This screen grab taken from body camera video provided by the Atlanta Police Department shows Rayshard Brooks speaking with Officer Garrett Rolfe in the parking lot of a Wendy's restaurant, late Friday, June 12, 2020, in Atlanta. Garrett Rolfe has been fired following the fatal shooting of Rayshard Brooks and a second officer has been placed on administrative duty. ( Atlanta Police Department via AP) At one point Rayshard Brooks appears to grab Bronsans Taser. Hands off Bronsans Taser ! an officer said. Rayshard Brooks fled from the officers and turnedaround with the stun gun before Rayshard Brooks was shot. It does appear in the video that Rayshard Brooks is fleeing from the Atlanta police officers, that as hes fleeing Rayshard Brooks turns back over Rayshard Brooks shoulder with what appears to the naked eye to be Rayshard Brooks Taser that the eyewitnesses told us they saw the individual have that belonged to one of the officers, Georgia Bureau of Investigation Director Vic Reynolds said Saturday, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. An autopsy found that Rayshard Brooks suffered to two gunshot wounds to Rayshard Brooks back. The Fulton County Medical Examiner ruled Rayshard Brooks deatha homicide. Garrett Rolfe has not been charged in Rayshard Brooks death but was fired from the force Sunday. Cedric Alexander, the former public safety director of Dekalb County, Ga., who now works as a police consultant, told the Associated Press that the shooting will lead to questions over how officers could have defused the situation. Heres a man who took Dekalb County upon Cedric Alexander to pull off the road to take a nap.

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