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sobering
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The War of the Worlds
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as in: a sobering thought Define
serious; or making one serious or calm
  • That sobered him a little; and when he saw Henderson, the London journalist, in his garden, he called over the palings and made himself understood.

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  • These are sobering statistics that should leave all of us concerned.
  • She stopped laughing and said in a sober tone, ...

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unspecified meaning
  • Grotesque and foolish as this will seem to the sober reader, it is absolutely true, and what is more remarkable, I found the card game and several others we played extremely interesting.

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as in: Talk to me when your sober. Define
not under the influence of alcohol
as in: a sobering thought Define
serious; or making one serious or calm
as in: I need to sober up. Define
to become less drunk
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