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insobriety

Line breaks: in|so¦bri|ety
Pronunciation: /ɪnsəˈbrʌɪəti
 
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Definition of insobriety in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Drunkenness: the defendant was in a state of insobriety
More example sentences
  • For him, ‘the Methodist conscience of Britain has been replaced by greed, insobriety and the worship of wealth’.
  • His worldview seems to neglect that millions of people enjoy alcohol for purposes other than achieving insobriety.
  • The ‘fact’ of European insobriety has been cited last year in letters to The Journal of the American Medical Association and The Washington Post.
Synonyms
hard drinking, serious drinking, heavy drinking, alcoholism, alcohol abuse, dipsomania
rare inebriety, sottishness, bibulousness, crapulence

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