Crossword clues for soberest
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Sober \Sober\, a. [Compar. Soberer; superl. Soberest.] [OE. sobre, F. sobre, from L. sobrius, probably from a prefix so- expressing separation + ebrius drunken. Cf. Ebriety.]
Temperate in the use of spirituous liquors; habitually temperate; as, a sober man.
That we may hereafter live a godly, righteous, and sober life, to the glory of Thy holy name.
--Bk. of Com. Prayer.
Not intoxicated or excited by spirituous liquors; as, the sot may at times be sober.
Not mad or insane; not wild, visionary, or heated with passion; exercising cool, dispassionate reason; self-controlled; self-possessed.
There was not a sober person to be had; all was tempestuous and blustering.
No sober man would put himself into danger for the applause of escaping without breaking his neck.
Not proceeding from, or attended with, passion; calm; as, sober judgment; a man in his sober senses.
Serious or subdued in demeanor, habit, appearance, or color; solemn; grave; sedate.
What parts gay France from sober Spain?
See her sober over a sampler, or gay over a jointed baby.
Twilight gray Had in her sober livery all things clad.
Syn: Grave; temperate; abstinent; abstemious; moderate; regular; steady; calm; quiet; cool; collected; dispassionate; unimpassioned; sedate; staid; serious; solemn; somber. See Grave.
a. (en-superlative of: sober)
Usage examples of "soberest".
Stephen, looking at the bare, formal arrangement of a large table set across, with some chairs and benches facing it, the walls clothed in the soberest linenfold oak: no pictures.