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English definition of “sober”


adjective (SERIOUS)    /ˈsəʊ.bər/ US  /ˈsoʊ.bɚ/
C2 serious and calm : In fact the whole wedding was a sober affair - no dancing , just people standing around in groups chatting politely . Anthony was in a very sober mood - I scarcely heard him laugh all night .Lacking humour
(Definition of sober adjective (SERIOUS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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