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He was replaced by Mike McMahon, a sober-minded city councilman with deep roots in Democratic politics in the city.

Even Rand Paul has carefully repositioned himself as a sober-minded U.S. Senator, distancing himself from paranoia and bigotry.

They have lots of ideas—some good, some not so good, most very sober-minded policy prescriptions.

The pitch is more sober-minded than a California pot-legalization pitch that was defeated in the Tea Party year of 2010.

Minnesotans have a reputation for being sober-minded, pragmatic Midwesterners.

It was clear to all the most sober-minded and best-educated Ylongos that Aguinaldoʼs government was a failure in Panay at least.

I should be ashamed that pages, tear-stained and dream-haunted, should fall beneath the eyes of grave, sober-minded folk.

A few, more sober-minded, but none the less resolute, gathered around Morrison.

To smile at this sober-minded person seems most disrespectful, but the solemnity of his gambols was surely provocative of mirth.

Stephen Apafi was alone sufficiently sober-minded to perceive the change which had come over his brother's face in the meantime.


On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sober-minded, such as: commonsensical, earthy, folksy, informal, levelheaded, and matter-of-fact.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.