What does the word sober mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To make or become sober; render grave or thoughtful.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Soberness.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Soberly.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Possessing properly controlled faculties.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Grave; sedate.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Not drunk.

Usage examples for sober

  1. They have almost talked the world out of its power of sober judgment. – The Landleaguers by Anthony Trollope
  2. Sober and bright, sir; and, when I left, in the best of sperrits. – Foe-Farrell by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  3. " I can hardly tell you in sober words," she replied. – Dora Thorne by Charlotte M. Braeme