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  Definition of sober
  1. become sober after excessive alcohol consumption; "Keep him in bed until he sobers up"
  2. become more realistic; "After thinking about the potential consequences of his plan, he sobered up"
  3. cause to become sober; "A sobering thought"
  4. lacking brightness or color; dull; "drab faded curtains"; "sober Puritan gray"; "children in somber brown clothes"
  5. not affected by a chemical substance (especially alcohol)
  6. 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"
  7. completely lacking in playfulness
Similar Words: sober up, drab, somber, sombre, grave, sedate, solemn, unplayful, serious

 

Attributes: playfulness, fun

 

Entailments: drink, booze, fuddle

 

 
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