SobrietySelf-restraint; discretion; prudence.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 ) Source: A King James Dictionary. (Used with permission. Copyright © Philip P. Kapusta) Bibliography Information"Entry for 'Sobriety'". A King James Dictionary.