fem. proper name, from Greek sophronia, from sophron (genitive sophronos) "discreet, prudent, sensible, having control over sensual desires, moderate, chaste," literally "of sound mind," from sos "safe, sound, whole" + phren "midriff, heart, mind" (see phreno-).
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Cautious, Sophronia, only cautious, for your and the children's sakes!
Mr. Vivian has come, Sophronia, according to your directions.
"I shall be glad to have a visit from you, Sophronia," he said.
I—I used to run Sophronia up-stairs, Margaret, when she was a troublesome girl.
"I remember them very well, Sophronia," said Mr. Montfort, steadily.