Definition of “sobriety” - English Dictionary

“sobriety” in American English

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sobrietynoun [ U ]

us /səˈbrɑɪ·ɪ·t̬i/

the state or quality of being sober (= not drunk)

Sobriety also means the state of being serious and calm:

This judge is known for his sobriety and fairness.

(Definition of “sobriety” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)