Definition of Insobriety

1. Noun. A temporary state resulting from excessive consumption of alcohol.

Exact synonyms: Drunkenness, Inebriation, Inebriety, Intoxication, Tipsiness
Generic synonyms: Temporary State
Specialized synonyms: Grogginess, Sottishness
Derivative terms: Drunken, Inebriate, Inebriate, Intoxicate, Intoxicate, Tipsy
Antonyms: Soberness



Definition of Insobriety

1. n. Want of sobriety, moderation, or calmness; intemperance; drunkenness.

Definition of Insobriety

1. Noun. (humorous or humorous) The state of being drunk; a lack of sobriety. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Insobriety

1. [n -TIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Insobriety

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inslave
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insnarl
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insober
insobrieties
insobriety (current term)
insociabilities
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insofar
insofar as
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insolations
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Literary usage of Insobriety

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1. The Control of the Drink Trade: A Contribution to National Efficiency, 1915-1917 by Henry Carter (1918)
"THERE is no single, sufficient and unchallengeable standard by which to measure the insobriety of any given period. In the attempt, on which we now embark, ..."

2. "Cape Times" Law Reports: A Record of Every Matter Disposed of in the by Cape of Good Hope (South Africa). Supreme Court (1905)
"He denied the charges of insobriety. ... She had left plaintiff on previous occasions, on account of his insobriety. She declined to return to him on ..."

3. The Suffragette: The History of the Women's Militant Suffrage Movement, 1905 by Estelle Sylvia Pankhurst (1911)
"During the ten days of intense tension in canvassing and speaking, there was literally no insobriety. . . . The charges at the police station fell much ..."

4. Fraser's Magazine by Thomas Carlyle (1844)
"This insobriety is the cause of all the distress. Would you believe it, but it is the hardest work that the stewards have to make the peasantry sow their ..."

5. Cases on Torts: Selected and Arranged for the Use of Law Students in by Francis Marion Burdick (1905)
"... insobriety. His co-servant sought to screen his fault from discovery, and to prevent his discharge from the ship. Lnder such a state of facts, ..."

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