English to Afrikaans Meaning :: sober

Sober :
nugter
- nugternugtersoberersoberestontnugterende
 

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Verb(1) cause to become sober(2) become more realistic(3) become sober after excessive alcohol consumption
Adjective(1) not affected by a chemical substance (especially alcohol(2) dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises(3) lacking brightness or color; dull(4) completely lacking in playfulness

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(1) She's very serious and very sober and as an actor she has a lot of technique and understanding of what's she doing.(2) His expression was perfectly sober , and he didn't sound anything but serious.(3) You say you love your children and that will keep you sober .(4) If we are being urged to do anything here, it is to resist indulging too much in these reactions, to sober up a bit and contemplate the task ahead.(5) With slow tempos predominating, they are sober , even solemn works, but hardly funereal, and never monotonous.(6) I laid in bed last night, totally sober , praying for alcohol to fall out of the sky and into my mouth.(7) One of the things that Marc and I were talking about during the break is something that I feel is very important and one of the reasons why some people can't stay sober .(8) This resolution is sensible, it is sober , it is realistic.(9) women were expected to wear sober clothes(10) Two, Sadie's a drunk and not a very good singer, sober or otherwise.(11) Two were taken to Tauranga police station to sober up before being released.(12) In recent years, a series of very sober and real statistics have surfaced.(13) When they worked for me, they stayed relatively sober .(14) David defended himself, hearing the pathetic tone himself, now that he was beginning to sober up.(15) Detectives said she had consumed only a small amount of alcohol and had been sober at the end of the evening.(16) Unfortunately ninety minutes wasn't enough to let the alcohol drain from my system - I think it must have been about 1000 before I started to sober up.
Related Words
(1) sober up ::
word nugter
(2) sober-minded ::
ingetoƫ
(3) sober-headed ::
nugter koppe
(4) sober-blooded ::
nugter bloedige
Synonyms
Adjective
1. not drunk ::
nie dronk
2. serious ::
ernstige
3. somber ::
somber
4. grave ::
graf
5. drab ::
vaal
Verb
6. quit drinking ::
ophou drink
7. make serious ::
maak ernstige
8. sober up ::
word nugter
Antonyms
1. blind ::
blind
2. cockeyed ::
loens
3. crocked ::
afgebeuld
4. drunk ::
dronk
5. drunken ::
dronk
6. fried ::
gebraaide
7. high ::
hoƫ
8. inebriate ::
beschonken
9. intoxicated ::
dronk
10. lit ::
lett
11. looped ::
haak
12. pickled ::
gepekelde
13. pie-eyed ::
pie-oog
14. plastered ::
gepleister
15. sottish ::
dwase
16. sozzled ::
bezopen
Different Forms
sober, sobered, soberer, soberest, sobering, soberly, soberness, sobers
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You sober now?

You SOBER now?

Breaking Bad Season 4, Episode 7


He\'s poor company when he\'s sober,
but he\'s better at his work.

He's poor company when he's SOBER, but he's better at his work.

Game of Thrones Season 2, Episode 8


and spelling is
a sober person\'s game, so...

and spelling is a SOBER person's game, so...

The Big Bang Theory Season 11, Episode 9


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