Self-restraint; discretion; prudence. Dictionary of Words from the King James Bible. Public Domain. Copy freely.
In like manner also, that women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with shamefacedness and SOBRIETY; not with broided hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly array. ( 1 Timothy 1:1 Matthew 2:9 )
Bibliography Information"Entry for 'Sobriety'". Dictionary of Words from the King James Bible. . New York, N.Y., 1999.