how to pronounce sobriety


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the above transcription of sobriety is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

sobriety is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of sobriety in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… once likened it to a sobriety test as …”

meanings of sobriety


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

sobriety frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word sobriety occurs in english on average 1.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics sobriety can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that sobriety can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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