sobriety

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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (solemnity)
a. la sobriedad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Ida was a model of thrift, self-sacrifice, and sobriety.Ida era un modelo de economía, sacrificio y sobriedad.
b. la seriedad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Their father required the children to observe the Lord's day with due sobriety.Su padre exigía a los niños que observen el día del Señor con la debida seriedad.
c. la solemnidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The ceremony to honor the victims of the attack was marked by sobriety.La ceremonia en honor a las víctimas del atentado se caracterizó por su solemnidad.
2. (austerity)
a. la sobriedad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The clean lines and neutral tones of the design are striking in their sobriety and simplicity.La pureza de líneas y los tonos neutros del diseño destacan por su sobriedad y sencillez.
3. (uninebriated state)
a. la sobriedad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
When I last saw Oliver, he was in a state of unaccustomed sobriety.La última vez que vi a Oliver, estaba en un estado de sobriedad poco habitual.
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sobriety
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la seriedad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
sobriety [səʊˈbraɪətɪ]
noun
1 (not being drunk)
they questioned his sobriety
sobriety test (US) prueba (f) de alcoholemia
2 (seriousness, sedateness) seriedad (f); sobriedad (f)
3 (subdued nature) sobriedad (f); discreción (f)
the sobriety of his attire the sobriety of the decor
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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