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sober

(sō′bər)
adj. sober·er, sober·est
1. Not intoxicated or affected by the use of alcohol or drugs.
2. Abstaining from or habitually abstemious in the use of alcoholic drink or other intoxicants: a former addict who has been sober for 10 years.

so′ber·ly adv.
so′ber·ness n.

sober

(sō′bĕr) [L. sobrius, not drunk, sober]
1. Not intoxicated by alcohol or psychoactive drugs, including recreational drugs.
2. Habitually moderate or temperate, esp. regarding alcohol.
3. Quiet and serious in behavior.
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He believes people in early recovery should avoid dating for a while, but no specific time parameters are enforced on Single and Sober.
The report does recommend an indirect form of regulation that provides incentives to sober home operators if they voluntarily undergo state-approved training.
Various research sources are finding that more than 75 percent of viruses reported so far in December are based on the newest variant of the Sober worm," said Peter Rendall, president and CEO of Top Layer Networks.
He has been in rehab three times and in 2012 said he had been sober for three years.
And it's by starting self-help businesses like this that Tony - frustrated by the lack of funding from other agencies - hopes to, in the short-term at least, keep paying for the support network Living Sober can provide.
In the largely unregulated sober home community, a highly variable component of service involves the degree to which recovery residences integrate regular drug testing into their programming.
The Addictions Coach Company is bringing rehab to clients that are residing in a sober living setting, right on the beach.
RUTLAND - More than 3,000 people from throughout New England, many of them recovering addicts, converged at the 21st annual Sober in the Sun Festival over the weekend.
And it wasn't until my dad and I started looking for underlying problems in my own life and found them and started to work on healing those that I was able to get sober and stay sober.
Contrary to popular thought, coffee and other caffeinated beverages, such as energy drinks, do not make a person sober after a night of drinking alcohol.
30 -- Twelve Step Education Program of New England received the "Model Program: Award for its consistent dedication to sober living in the communities of Billerica, Quincy, Saugus, Woburn, and Berwick, Maine, among others.
3 : having or showing a serious attitude : solemn <a sober child> <a sober voice>