Associations to the word «Sober»


SOBER, adjective. Not drunk; not intoxicated
SOBER, adjective. Not given to excessive drinking of alcohol
SOBER, adjective. Moderate; realistic; serious; not playful; not passionate; cool; self-controlled
SOBER, adjective. Dull; not bright or colorful
SOBER, adjective. Subdued; solemn; grave
SOBER, verb. (often with up) To make or become sober.
SOBER, verb. (often with up) To overcome or lose a state of intoxication.
SOBER AS A JUDGE, adjective. (simile) Completely sober.
SOBER UP, verb. To become sober

Dictionary definition

SOBER, verb. Cause to become sober; "A sobering thought".
SOBER, verb. Become more realistic; "After thinking about the potential consequences of his plan, he sobered up".
SOBER, verb. Become sober after excessive alcohol consumption; "Keep him in bed until he sobers up".
SOBER, adjective. Not affected by a chemical substance (especially alcohol).
SOBER, adjective. 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".
SOBER, adjective. Lacking brightness or color; dull; "drab faded curtains"; "sober Puritan grey"; "children in somber brown clothes".
SOBER, adjective. Completely lacking in playfulness.

Wise words

Men govern nothing with more difficulty than their tongues, and can moderate their desires more than their words.
Baruch Spinoza