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sōbrĭĕtas , ātis, f. sobrius,
I.sobriety (post-Aug.).
I. Lit., temperance in drinking, Sen. Tranq. 15, 16; Val. Max. 6, 3, 9.— “Hence Sobrietas personified,the enemy of Venus, App. M. 5, p. 172, 20; Prud. Psych. 450.—
II. In gen., moderation, temperance, continence (cf.: “modestas, temperantia): vitae,Dig. 1, 7, 17 fin.; Vulg. 1 Tim. 2, 9.—
B. Trop., reasonableness, prudence: “consiliorum,Amm. 31, 10, 19.
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