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Spanish translation of “sober”

sober

adjective /ˈsəubə/
not drunk
sobrio
He was still sober when he left.
serious in mind
sobrio, formal
a sober mood.
(of colour/color) not bright
sobrio
She wore a sober (grey) dress.
moderate; not overdone or too emotional
sobrio, serio
His account of the accident was factual and sober.
sobering adjective
grave, serio
a sobering experience/thought.
soberly adverb
sobriamente
soberness noun the quality which a thing, person etc has when sober
sobriedad
soberness of mind.
sober up phrasal verb to make or become (more) sober
despejar(se), pasársele a uno la borrachera
He drank a cup of strong black coffee to help himself sober up.
(Definition of sober from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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