adjective, so·ber·er, so·ber·est.
verb (used with or without object)
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Yet she sensed in his soberness something fine that did not mark the rest.Kit Musgrave's Luck|Harold Bindloss
It is an appeal from the passion of the hour to the soberness of years.
I knew I was too inconsiderate, too rash, too flighty, and I said to myself that his soberness would be a good thing for me.The Autobiography of Mark Rutherford|Mark Rutherford
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 Pine|John Fox, Jr.
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 1|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu