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Sober

a.1.Temperate in the use of spirituous liquors; habitually temperate; as, a sober man.
That we may hereafter live a godly, righteous, and sober life, to the glory of Thy holy name.
- Bk. of Com. Prayer.
2.Not intoxicated or excited by spirituous liquors; as, the sot may at times be sober.
3.Not mad or insane; not wild, visionary, or heated with passion; exercising cool, dispassionate reason; self-controlled; self-possessed.
4.Not proceeding from, or attended with, passion; calm; as, sober judgment; a man in his sober senses.
5.Serious or subdued in demeanor, habit, appearance, or color; solemn; grave; sedate.
What parts gay France from sober Spain?
- Prior.
See her sober over a sampler, or gay over a jointed baby.
- Pope.
v. t.1.To make sober.
[imp. & p. p. Sobered ; p. pr. & vb. n. Sobering.]
v. i.1.To become sober; - often with down.
Vance gradually sobered down.
- Ld. Lytton.
Verb1.sober - cause to become sober; "A sobering thought"
2.sober - become more realistic; "After thinking about the potential consequences of his plan, he sobered up"
Synonyms: sober up
3.sober - become sober after excessive alcohol consumption; "Keep him in bed until he sobers up"
Synonyms: sober up
Adj.1.sober - not affected by a chemical substance (especially alcohol)
Antonyms:
drunk, inebriated, intoxicated - stupefied or excited by a chemical substance (especially alcohol); "a noisy crowd of intoxicated sailors"; "helplessly inebriated"
2.sober - dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises; "a grave God-fearing man"; "a quiet sedate nature"; "as sober as a judge"; "a solemn promise"; "the judge was solemn as he pronounced sentence"
Synonyms: grave, solemn, sedate
3.sober - lacking brightness or color; dull; "drab faded curtains"; "sober Puritan gray"; "children in somber brown clothes"
Synonyms: drab, somber, sombre
4.sober - completely lacking in playfulness
Synonyms: unplayful, serious
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Soapwort
soapwort gentian
Soapy
Soar
Soar falcon
soar up
soar upwards
Soaring
Soave
Soavemente
Sob
sob sister
sob story
sob stuff
Sobbing
sobbingly
-- Sober --
sober up
Sober-minded
sobering
Soberize
Soberly
Soberness
sobersided
sobersides
Soboles
Soboliferous
sobralia
Sobranje
Sobriety
Sobriquet
Soc
Soc and sac
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