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sober
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The Taming of the Shrew
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as in: Talk to me when your sober. Define
not under the influence of alcohol
  • But in the other’s silence do I see Maid’s mild behaviour and sobriety.

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  • She was still sober enough to know the situation was dangerous.
  • I’m worried about her. I seldom see her sober and without a hangover.

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unspecified meaning
  • Now shall my friend Petruchio do me grace, And offer me disguis’d in sober robes, To old Baptista as a schoolmaster Well seen in music, to instruct Bianca; That so I may, by this device at least Have leave and leisure to make love to her, And unsuspected court her by herself.
  • Sir, you seem a sober ancient gentleman by your habit, but your words show you a madman.

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as in: Talk to me when your sober. Define
not under the influence of alcohol
as in: a sobering thought Define
serious; or making one serious or calm
as in: I need to sober up. Define
to become less drunk
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