Sobriety - (Webster's 1828 Dictionary)
SOBRI'ETY, n. [L. sobrietas, from sobrius.]
1. Habitual soberness or temperance in the use of spirituous liquors; as when we say. a man of sobriety.
2. Freedom from intoxication. Public sobriety is a relative duty.
3. Habitual freedom from enthusiasm, inordinate passion or overheated imagination; calmness; coolness; as the sobriety of riper years; the sobriety of age.
4. Seriousness; gravity without sadness or melancholy. Mirth makes them not mad, nor sobriety sad.