Insobriety
Insobriety In`so*bri"e*ty, n. [Pref. in- not + ?obriety: cf. F. insobri['e]t['e].] Lack of sobriety, moderation, or calmness; intemperance; drunkenness. [1913 Webster]

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  • insobriety — noun The state of being drunk; a lack of sobriety. Ant: sobriety …   Wiktionary

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