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From sē- (without) +‎ ēbrius (intoxicated).



sōbrius (feminine sōbria, neuter sōbrium); first/second-declension adjective

  1. sober (not drunk)


First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative sōbrius sōbria sōbrium sōbriī sōbriae sōbria
Genitive sōbriī sōbriae sōbriī sōbriōrum sōbriārum sōbriōrum
Dative sōbriō sōbriō sōbriīs
Accusative sōbrium sōbriam sōbrium sōbriōs sōbriās sōbria
Ablative sōbriō sōbriā sōbriō sōbriīs
Vocative sōbrie sōbria sōbrium sōbriī sōbriae sōbria


  • Catalan: sobri
  • Old French: sobre
  • Italian: sobrio
  • Portuguese: sóbrio
  • Romanian: sobru
  • Spanish: sobrio
  • Proto-West Germanic: *sūbrī (see there for further descendants)


  • sobrius in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • sobrius in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • sobrius in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • sobrius in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette