Sober-minded
Sober-minded So"ber-mind`ed, a. Having a disposition or temper habitually sober. -- {So"ber-mind`ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • sober-minded — [sō′bərmīn΄did] adj. sensible and serious sober mindedly adv. sober mindedness n …   English World dictionary

  • sober-minded — index sane Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • sober-minded — sober mindedness, n. /soh beuhr muyn did/, adj. rational; sensible. [1525 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • sober-minded — sober mindedness, n. /soh beuhr muyn did/, adj. rational; sensible. [1525 35] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Minded — Mind ed, a. Disposed; inclined; having a mind. [1913 Webster] Joseph . . . was minded to put her away privily. Matt. i. 19. [1913 Webster] If men were minded to live virtuously. Tillotson. [1913 Webster] Note: Minded is much used in composition;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sober-mindedness — Sober minded So ber mind ed, a. Having a disposition or temper habitually sober. {So ber mind ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sober — Synonyms and related words: Quaker colored, Spartan, abstaining, abstentious, abstinent, acier, aristocratic, ascetic, ashen, ashy, august, austere, awe inspiring, balanced, bald, bare, blackish, bland, calm, candid, canescent, cinereous,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • sober-mindedness — soˈber mindˈedness noun 1. The state of being sober minded 2. Freedom from inordinate passion 3. Calmness • • • Main Entry: ↑sober …   Useful english dictionary

  • sober — 1 Sober, temperate, continent, unimpassioned can mean having or manifesting self control or the mastery of one s emotions, passions, or appetites. Sober basically describes moderation in the use of food and drink and often specifically implies… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • sober — (adj.) c.1300, grave, serious, solemn, from O.Fr. sobre, from L. sobrius not drunk, temperate, from se without + ebrius drunk, of unknown origin. Sense of moderate, temperate, especially abstaining from strong drink is first attested mid 14c.;… …   Etymology dictionary

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