Difficult Words :

Solicitous and Sobriety





Difficult Words : Solicitous and Sobriety

Sobriety (suh BRYE I tee) n: the state of being sober, seriousness

A sober person is a person who isn't drunk. A sober person can also be a person who is serious, solemn or not ostentatious. Sobriety means both underunkness and seriousness or solemnity.

Sobriety was such an unfamiliar condition that the reforming alcoholic didn't recognize it at first.

Sobriety of dress is one characteristic of the hardworking a mish.




Solicitous (suh LIS I tus) adj: eager and attentive, often to the point of hovering, anxiously caring or attentive

Every time we turned around, we seemed to step on the foot of the solicitous salesman who appeared to feel that if he left us alone for more than a few seconds we would decide to leave the store.

When the sick movie star sneezed, half a dozen solicitous nurses came rushing into his hospital room.



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