graveness vs sobriety what difference

what is difference between graveness and sobriety

English

Etymology

grave +‎ -ness

Noun

graveness (uncountable)

  1. The state of being grave; gravity

Translations



English

Etymology

From Old French sobriete, from Latin sobrietas.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /səˈbɹaɪ.ɪti/
  • Rhymes: -aɪɪti

Noun

sobriety (countable and uncountable, plural sobrieties)

  1. The quality or state of being sober.
    1. The quality or state of not being intoxicated.
    2. The quality or state of being grave or earnestly thoughtful.
    3. The state or quality of being unhurried; a state of calm.
    4. A state of moderation or seriousness.
    5. Modesty in color or style.
  2. Soundness of judgement.

Synonyms

  • (quality or state of not being intoxicated): soberness; see also Thesaurus:drunkenness#Antonyms

Antonyms

  • (quality or state of not being intoxicated): drunkenness, intoxication; see also Thesaurus:drunkenness

Derived terms

  • insobriety

Related terms

Translations

Further reading

  • sobriety on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Anagrams

  • sorbyite

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