Definition of Sober. Meaning of Sober. Synonyms of Sober

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Definition of Sober

Sober
Sober Sober, a. [Compar. Soberer; superl. Soberest.] [OE. sobre, F. sobre, from L. sobrius, probably from a prefix so- expressing separation + ebrius drunken. Cf. Ebriety.] 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. There was not a sober person to be had; all was tempestuous and blustering. --Druden. No sober man would put himself into danger for the applause of escaping without breaking his neck. --Dryden.
Sober
Sober So"ber, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sobered; p. pr. & vb. n. Sobering.] To make sober. There shallow draughts intoxicate the brain, And drinking largely sobers us again. --Pope.
Sober
Sober So"ber, v. i. To become sober; -- often with down. Vance gradually sobered down. --Ld. Lytton.

Meaning of Sober from wikipedia

- from alcohol or drugs. Sober may also refer to: Sôber, Spanish rock band "Sober" (Bad Wolves song), from the 2019 album Nation "Sober" (Big Bang song), from...
- In cryptography, SOBER is a family of stream ciphers initially designed by Greg Rose of QUALCOMM Australia starting in 1997. The name is a contrived acronym...
- Sôber is an alternative rock band from Madrid, Spain, formed in 1994. Founded when Carlos Escobedo posted an adverti****t in a local guitar store and...
- connecting sober people and those looking to get sober based on their relative distance. Sober Grid creator Beau Mann had the idea to create Sober Grid while...
- of a human being at birth. A person in a state of sobriety is considered sober. Organizations of the temperance movement have encouraged sobriety as being...
- Sober living houses (SLHs), also called sober homes and sober living environments, are facilities that provide safe housing and supportive, structured...
- Excellent Sir Garfield St Aubrun Sobers, NH, AO, OCC (born 28 July 1936), also known as Sir Gary or Sir Garry Sobers, is a former Barbadian cricketer...
- SOBER-128 is a synchronous stream cipher designed by Hawkes and Rose (2003) and is a member of the SOBER family of ciphers. SOBER-128 was also designed...
- Sober curious is a cultural movement and lifestyle of practicing none or limited alcohol consumption that started spreading in the late 2010s, in particular...
- In mathematics, a sober space is a topological space X such that every (nonempty) irreducible closed subset of X is the closure of exactly one point of...