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synonyms for soberness

  • abnegation
  • abstemiousness
  • abstinence
  • asceticism
  • astringency
  • austerity
  • conservatism
  • constraint
  • continence
  • control
  • discretion
  • dryness
  • forbearance
  • forgoing
  • frugality
  • measure
  • moderateness
  • moderation
  • moderatism
  • mortification
  • prohibition
  • prudence
  • reasonableness
  • restraint
  • sacrifice
  • self-control
  • self-denial
  • self-discipline
  • sobriety
  • stoicism
  • teetotalism
  • eschewal
  • golden mean
  • happy medium
  • refrainment
  • self-deprivation
  • uninebriation
  • unintoxication
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antonyms for soberness

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  • agitation
  • allowance
  • carelessness
  • indulgence
  • intemperance
  • permission
  • rashness
  • self-indulgence
  • wildness
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How to use soberness in a sentence

He stared at the vision wonderingly and long, and then he began to laugh with the scorn of soberness and the silliness of drink.
THE TRAIL OF THE LONESOME PINEJOHN FOX, JR.
That charm is a certain homely friendliness in the aspect of the place, the bustle, the soberness and geniality of its people.
THE CORNWALL COASTARTHUR L. SALMON
"No, I am speaking words of soberness," said he, with an earnestness which carried conviction even to those wild spirits.
INTERNATIONAL WEEKLY MISCELLANY, VOL. 1, NO. 2, JULY 8, 1850VARIOUS
There was a soberness of purpose in the most trifling details of their duties, as if a crisis long expected had arrived.
ISLE O' DREAMSFREDERICK F. MOORE
If Acton in his tipsy state was mad, in his intervals of soberness he was thoroughly miserable.
THE COMPLETE PROSE WORKS OF MARTIN FARQUHAR TUPPERMARTIN FARQUHAR TUPPER
What means the whole moral code of revealed religion regarding the due keeping of our own bodies, soberness, temperance, etc.?
J. S. LE FANU'S GHOSTLY TALES, VOLUME 1JOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
Ornament vanishes, and soberness and simplicity increase, as we proceed in the editions of the sonnets.
MINOR POEMS OF MICHAEL DRAYTONMICHAEL DRAYTON
Behold, I do not condemn you; go your ways and sin no more; perform with soberness the work which I have commanded you.
HISTORY OF THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTSJOSEPH SMITH
Stellas delight seemed to mount with every moment, but Esther grew so quiet at last that the others rallied her on her soberness.
WHEAT AND HUCKLEBERRIESCHARLOTTE MARION (WHITE) VAILE
Writing usually brings a certain soberness to one's thoughts, so this letter was in quite a moderate tone.
THE GOLDEN AGE IN TRANSYLVANIAMR JKAI
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WORDS RELATED TO SOBERNESS

  • abnegation
  • abstaining
  • abstemiousness
  • asceticism
  • avoidance
  • chastity
  • continence
  • fasting
  • forbearance
  • frugality
  • moderation
  • refraining
  • renunciation
  • self-control
  • self-denial
  • self-restraint
  • soberness
  • sobriety
  • teetotalism
  • temperance
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