SOBER in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SOBER
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sober
 a.  not extreme; marked by seriousness or gravity; not affected by use of drugs; self-restraint
Classic Sentence: (99 in 7 pages)
1  That which had seemed incredible in the sober light of day had really come to pass, and he was to assist as a helpless spectator at Mattie's banishment.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VIII
2  He turned his mild sober gaze on her for a moment.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
3  He gave up high-stake card games and stayed comparatively sober.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LII
4  It had been years since he had chosen to do this but he did it now, putting on gravity and charm, even as he put on waistcoats of more sober hues.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LII
5  He came home sober too, but that was none of Scarlett's doing.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LII
6  When she thought of meeting him again, face to face in the sober light of day, a nervous tingling embarrassment that carried with it an exciting pleasure enveloped her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIV
7  He was freshly barbered, shaved and massaged and he was sober, but his eyes were bloodshot and his face puffy from drink.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIV
8  He was sober and quiet and preoccupied.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LVIII
9  Rhett was out late many nights but he came home sober on these nights.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LVIII
10  This was a more sober heartfelt joy, a deep-souled feeling of thanksgiving, and the churches were filled as ministers reverently thanked God for the deliverance of the state.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LVIII
11  Her tone seemed to sober him, as it had so often done in his stormiest moments.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 6
12  Better sleep with a sober cannibal than a drunken Christian.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
13  No, thought I, there must be some sober reason for this thing; furthermore, it must symbolize something unseen.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 8. The Pulpit.
14  But quitting all these unprofessional attempts, let us glance at those pictures of leviathan purporting to be sober, scientific delineations, by those who know.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 55. Of the Monstrous Pictures of Whales.
15  The shrieks that followed made everybody sober.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: VIII
Example Sentence:
1  I promised him that I'd stay sober tonight.
2  These bloody lessons would sober most people down.
3  He was left to sober up in a police cell.
4  Have a cup of coffee to sober you up.
5  He's a nice guy when he's sober.
6  He was as sober as a judge.
7  Start beautiful, tiring process, the end is very sad, sober difficult.
8  With infinite difficulty, for he was stubborn as a stone, I persuaded him to make an exchange in favor of a sober black satin and pearl-grey silk.
9  They agree that half the fun of being sober is watching how really stupid their drunk friends behave.
10  And then there are other chances in life far more thrilling and rapture-giving: an affair of the actual world, nothing ideal about it: all its associations are solid and sober, and its manifestations are the same.
11  Abe was inebriated more often than he was sober.
12  But, on rare occasions, in their words, microscopic metal particles can lead to a short circuit within the cell, causing overheating and potentially flames and that is a sober statement for anyone using a Sony-powered computer.
13  Statistics paint a sobering picture — unemployment, tight credit, lower home values, sluggish job growth.