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synonyms for sober-minded

  • commonsensical
  • earthy
  • folksy
  • informal
  • levelheaded
  • matter-of-fact
  • natural
  • plainspoken
  • pragmatic
  • real
  • realistic
  • reasonable
  • rustic
  • sensible
  • simple
  • unassuming
  • unpretentious
See also synonyms for: sober-mindedness

antonyms for sober-minded

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  • dreamy
  • fanciful
  • idealistic
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How to use sober-minded in a sentence

They will reach you by the hands of Mr. Mackenzie, a worldly-minded Scotch merchant, but honest as to earthly things.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
You may imagine the effect this missive produced upon the proud, high-minded doctor of divinity.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
This does not seem strange when we know what a sober, serious, dignified man Yung Pak's father was.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
In sober truth it might as well lay one open to the charge of being an ornithologist.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
He was an outlaw, hunted and despised, depending for his life on the caprice of a fickle-minded woman.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
High-minded and possessing a keen sense of honor himself, he had an instinctive aversion to anything mean or low in others.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
Darry Drew was one of those quiet, gentlemanly fellows, who seem rather too sober for their years.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
To which Mr. Sikes replied, he was joking;as if he had been sober, there would have been strong reason to suppose he was.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
That counter-blast of passion and that plain speaking from a quarter so unexpected served, in part at least, to sober him.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Rosa laughingly approved of this decision, for she was like-minded with her mother, but her father did not respond.
THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
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WORDS RELATED TO SOBER-MINDED

  • commonsensical
  • earthy
  • folksy
  • informal
  • levelheaded
  • matter-of-fact
  • natural
  • plainspoken
  • pragmatic
  • real
  • realistic
  • reasonable
  • rustic
  • sensible
  • simple
  • sober-minded
  • unassuming
  • unpretentious
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.