Sobering



adjective, soberer, soberest.
1.
not intoxicated or drunk.
2.
habitually temperate, especially in the use of liquor.
3.
quiet or sedate in demeanor, as persons.
4.
marked by seriousness, gravity, solemnity, etc., as of demeanor, speech, etc.:
a sober occasion.
5.
subdued in tone, as color; not gay or showy, as clothes.
6.
free from excess, extravagance, or exaggeration:
sober facts.
7.
showing self-control:
sober restraint.
8.
sane or rational:
a sober solution to the problem.
verb (used with or without object)
9.
to make or become sober: (often followed by up).
adjective
1.
not drunk
2.
not given to excessive indulgence in drink or any other activity
3.
sedate and rational: a sober attitude to a problem
4.
(of colours) plain and dull or subdued
5.
free from exaggeration or speculation: he told us the sober truth
verb
6.
(usually foll by up) to make or become less intoxicated, reckless, etc
SOB

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Socialize

    verb (used with object), socialized, socializing. 1. to make social; make fit for life in companionship with others. 2. to make socialistic; establish or regulate according to the theories of socialism. 3. Education. to treat as a group activity: to socialize spelling quizzes. verb (used without object), socialized, socializing. 4. to associate or mingle sociably […]

  • Socialized

    verb (used with object), socialized, socializing. 1. to make social; make fit for life in companionship with others. 2. to make socialistic; establish or regulate according to the theories of socialism. 3. Education. to treat as a group activity: to socialize spelling quizzes. verb (used without object), socialized, socializing. 4. to associate or mingle sociably […]



  • Socialized-medicine

    noun 1. any of various systems to provide the entire population with complete medical care through government subsidization and regularization of medical and health services. socialized medicine so·cial·ized medicine (sō’shə-līzd’) n. A system for providing medical and hospital care for all at a nominal cost by means of government regulation of health services and subsidies […]

  • Socializer

    verb (used with object), socialized, socializing. 1. to make social; make fit for life in companionship with others. 2. to make socialistic; establish or regulate according to the theories of socialism. 3. Education. to treat as a group activity: to socialize spelling quizzes. verb (used without object), socialized, socializing. 4. to associate or mingle sociably […]



Disclaimer: Sobering definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.