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Meaning of sober

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: not affected by a chemical substance (especially alcohol)
             [ant: {drunk}, {inebriated}, {intoxicated}]
      2: 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" [syn: {grave},
         {sedate}, {sober}, {solemn}]
      3: lacking brightness or color; dull; "drab faded curtains";
         "sober Puritan grey"; "children in somber brown clothes"
         [syn: {drab}, {sober}, {somber}, {sombre}]
      4: completely lacking in playfulness [syn: {unplayful},
         {serious}, {sober}] [ant: {playful}]
      v 1: cause to become sober; "A sobering thought"
      2: become more realistic; "After thinking about the potential
         consequences of his plan, he sobered up" [syn: {sober up},
      3: become sober after excessive alcohol consumption; "Keep him
         in bed until he sobers up" [syn: {sober up}, {sober}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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