[suh-brahy-i-tee, soh-]
the state or quality of being sober.
temperance or moderation, especially in the use of alcoholic beverages.
seriousness, gravity, or solemnity: an event marked by sobriety.

1375–1425; late Middle English sobrietie (< Old French sobriete) < Latin sōbrietās, equivalent to sōbri(us) sober + -etās, variant of -itās -ity after vowel stems

nonsobriety, noun Unabridged
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sobriety (səʊˈbraɪətɪ)
1.  the state or quality of being sober
2.  the quality of refraining from excess
3.  the quality of being serious or sedate

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Example sentences
BlackBerry has banned apps that track the locations of sobriety checkpoints so
  drivers can reroute around them.
Psychotherapy may also be called upon to help prevent sobriety from shattering
  a marriage that has survived years of alcoholism.
For all its thunder, the evangelical message encouraged sobriety and industry.
AA has been an important and necessary part of my sobriety.
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