Examples of sobering in a Sentence
His death is a sobering reminder of the dangers of mountaineering.
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The sobering reality is that the odds are against Nagy.
From sobering messages about the importance of gun control to plays on instantly recognizable memes, students showed that their creativity could not be stifled even when dealing with serious issues.
All of this has gotten pretty sobering. If there's any silver lining here, it could be argued that the Knicks were always going to be incapable of a patient rebuild.
Soon, however, these plans ran into a sobering budget reality.
One day after billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk’s private rocket company SpaceX successfully launched the Falcon Heavy, a more sobering moment has arrived: fourth-quarter earnings for Tesla, his electric vehicle company.
King’s assassination was the most sobering and disastrous event of its time for African Americans nationwide.
The bitter truth Fenech wrapped up this spring's coverage in Lakeland, Fla., with a sobering look at what's likely to come from Comerica Park this season.
The entire ProPublica / Mother Jones report is a must-read and a sobering look at a once-dominant tech stalwart.
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Definition of sobering for English Language Learners
: making you feel serious and thoughtful
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