Definitions of sober:
  • verb:   cause to become sober
    Example: "A sobering thought"
  • verb:   become sober after excessive alcohol consumption
    Example: "Keep him in bed until he sobers up"
  • verb:   become more realistic
    Example: "After thinking about the potential consequences of his plan, he sobered up"
  • adjective:   not affected by a chemical substance (especially alcohol)
  • adjective:   lacking brightness or color; dull
    Example: "Sober Puritan gray"
  • adjective:   dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises
    Example: "As sober as a judge"
  • adjective:   completely lacking in playfulness
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #19419)

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