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insobriety

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1 a propensity for extremes in one's actions, beliefs, or habits
  • a short, unhappy life characterized chiefly by insobriety

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2 habitual or excessive drinking of intoxicants
  • her once-promising singing career was undermined by insobriety and emotional instability

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The first known use of insobriety was in 1611

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“Insobriety.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/insobriety. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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