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as in: Talk to me when your sober. Define
not under the influence of alcohol
  • As he looked at those remote ramparts, George felt awed into a sudden 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
  • Don’t hedge, and don’t pretend you’re not still sober, because I know perfectly well you are.
  • Though Jan had never seen his father drunk, he was not sure that he had ever seen him sober.

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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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