Definition of insobriety in English:


Line breaks: in|so¦bri|ety
Pronunciation: /ɪnsəˈbrʌɪəti


[mass noun]
Drunkenness: the defendant was in a state of insobriety
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  • For him, ‘the Methodist conscience of Britain has been replaced by greed, insobriety and the worship of wealth’.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.
drunkenness, intoxication, inebriation, tipsiness; intemperance, overindulgence, overconsumption, debauchery; hard drinking, serious drinking, heavy drinking, alcoholism, alcohol abuse, dipsomania
rare inebriety, sottishness, bibulousness, crapulence

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