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1. sober

adjective. ['ˈsoʊbɝ'] not affected by a chemical substance (especially alcohol).

Synonyms

  • uninebriated
  • unintoxicated
  • cold sober
  • dry
  • teetotal
  • stone-sober

Antonyms

  • sugary
  • humorless
  • stay
  • stimulating

Etymology

  • sobre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • sobrius (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word sober


1. Verb, past participle
But during my pregnancy, I coped with being sober by binge eating.

Quotes containing the word sober


1. I know that some endeavor to throw the mantle of romance over the subject and treat woman like some ideal existence, not liable to the ills of life. Let those deal in fancy who have nothing better to deal in; we have to do with sober, sad realities, with stubborn facts.
- Ernestine Rose

2. Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.
- Ernest Hemingway

3. Almost nobody dances sober, unless they happen to be insane.
- H.P. Lovecraft

2. stone-sober

adjective. totally sober.

Synonyms

  • sober

Antonyms

  • colorful
  • frivolous

3. sober

adjective. ['ˈsoʊbɝ'] dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises.

Synonyms

  • solemn
  • serious
  • sedate

Antonyms

  • tearful
  • emotional
  • nonalcoholic
  • fancy

Etymology

  • sobre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • sobrius (Latin)

4. sober

adjective. ['ˈsoʊbɝ'] lacking brightness or color; dull.

Synonyms

  • sombre
  • drab
  • somber
  • colorless

Antonyms

  • dryness
  • wet
  • humidify
  • sweet

Etymology

  • sobre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • sobrius (Latin)

5. sober

verb. ['ˈsoʊbɝ'] become sober after excessive alcohol consumption.

Synonyms

  • become
  • fuddle
  • go
  • booze
  • get
  • drink

Antonyms

  • orient
  • abstain
  • orderliness
  • order

Etymology

  • sobre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • sobrius (Latin)

6. sober

verb. ['ˈsoʊbɝ'] cause to become sober.

Synonyms

  • change
  • alter

Antonyms

  • ascend
  • go
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • sobre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • sobrius (Latin)

7. sober

adjective. ['ˈsoʊbɝ'] completely lacking in playfulness.

Synonyms

  • serious
  • playfulness
  • unplayful

Antonyms

  • productive
  • gaseous
  • liquid
  • consume

Etymology

  • sobre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • sobrius (Latin)

8. sober

verb. ['ˈsoʊbɝ'] become more realistic.

Synonyms

  • become
  • go
  • get

Antonyms

  • linger
  • recede
  • ride
  • follow

Etymology

  • sobre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • sobrius (Latin)
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