soberness

  • 1 Soberness — So ber*ness, n. The quality or state of being sober. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 soberness — index solemnity, temperance Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 soberness — blaivybė statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Svaigiųjų gėrimų nevartojimas ir blaivaus gyvenimo propagavimas. Pirmosios blaivybės draugijos įsteigtos JAV 1808 m., Lietuvoje – 1846 m. atitikmenys: angl. soberness; sobriety vok.… …

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  • 4 soberness — noun see sober I …

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  • 5 soberness — See soberly. * * * …

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  • 6 soberness — noun The state or quality of being sober …

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  • 7 soberness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The practice of refraining from use of alcoholic liquors: abstinence, dryness, sobriety, teetotal ism, temperance. See DRUGS, RESTRAINT, USED …

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  • 8 soberness — n. seriousness, calmness; state of being free from the influence of alcohol …

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  • 9 soberness — n. See sobriety …

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  • 10 soberness — so·ber·ness …

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  • 11 soberness — noun 1. the state of being sober and not intoxicated by alcohol • Syn: ↑sobriety • Ant: ↑drunkenness • Derivationally related forms: ↑sober • Hypernyms: ↑temporary state …

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  • 12 temperance — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. See moderation. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. moderation, restraint, abstinence, self control, forbearance, self denial, self restraint, abnegation, frugality, sobriety, soberness, abstemiousness,… …

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  • 13 Sobriety — So*bri e*ty, n. [L. sobrietas: cf. F. sobri[ e]t[ e]. See {Sober}.] 1. Habitual soberness or temperance as to the use of spirituous liquors; as, a man of sobriety. [1913 Webster] Public sobriety is a relative duty. Blackstone. [1913 Webster] 2.… …

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  • 14 St. Thomas Aquinas —     St. Thomas Aquinas     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Thomas Aquinas     Philosopher, theologian, doctor of the Church (Angelicus Doctor), patron of Catholic universities, colleges, and schools. Born at Rocca Secca in the Kingdom of Naples,… …

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  • 15 abstinence — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. abstaining, abstention, abstemiousness, temperance, forbearance, denial, self denial, self control, self restraint, continence, fasting, frugality, abnegation, renunciation, avoidance, sobriety, desistance, austerity,… …

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  • 16 sobriety — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Temperance] Syn. renunciation, self denial, teetotalism; see abstinence , temperance . 2. [Gravity] Syn. earnestness, serenity, placidity; see seriousness 2 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. abstinence, soberness,… …

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  • 17 sobriety — n. 1. Temperance, abstemiousness, abstinence, soberness. 2. Calmness, coolness, sedateness, soberness, thoughtfulness, gravity, sober mindedness, staidness. 3. Seriousness, gravity, solemnity, sedateness …

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  • 18 graveness — noun a manner that is serious and solemn • Syn: ↑gravity, ↑sobriety, ↑soberness, ↑somberness, ↑sombreness • Derivationally related forms: ↑sombre (for: ↑ …

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  • 19 somberness — noun 1. a state of partial or total darkness he struck a match to dispel the gloom • Syn: ↑gloom, ↑sombreness • Derivationally related forms: ↑sombre (for: ↑sombreness), ↑ …

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  • 20 sombreness — noun 1. a state of partial or total darkness he struck a match to dispel the gloom • Syn: ↑gloom, ↑somberness • Derivationally related forms: ↑sombre, ↑somber (for: ↑somberness …

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