Crossword clues for sobering
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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Sober \So"ber\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sobered; p. pr. & vb. n. Sobering.] To make sober.
There shallow draughts intoxicate the brain,
And drinking largely sobers us again.
Causing more sober thought or concern. v
(present participle of sober English)
adj. tending to make sober or more serious; "the news had a sobering effect"
Usage examples of "sobering".
It was sobering to argue moral relativism with a child, especially one who actually understood it better than most human adults.
Yana said, sobering now so that Bunny stopped playing and settled into the chair, handing Yana the knife so she could carve into her fish.
The Eqbas are heading our way in a few years and it’ll be sobering to show the viewer what they can do.
Somehow the thought of that beautiful girl having grown up in fifteenth-century England was more sobering than anything else that had happened so far.
That was sobering proof of what they might have done to him had they chosen to.
Kirk said, sobering, remembering the warnings from within the Empire itself, "this so-called peace initiative, even if it's genuine, was sabotaged before it started.
Hiran said, sobering and then falling silent, leaving Kirk to wonder what Romulan saying could have caused that particular Earth human colloquialism to emerge from the translator.
Kirk said, sobering, remembering the warnings from within the Empire itself, "this so-called peace initiative, even if it’s genuine, was sabotaged before it started.
It was a sobering sight, for it reminded the young woman, who had spent the morning at such a pace, of the gravity of her mission and of the situation.