Examples of sobering in a Sentence
His death is a sobering reminder of the dangers of mountaineering.
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Perhaps there is something of a sobering juxtaposition between the Hall of Fame standing next door to a senior care facility where former players are dealing with the aftereffects of the sport the Hall celebrates.
That's a sobering thought after a long off-season of two proud programs and two rabid fan bases dreaming big dreams.
Here are five sobering facts to keep in mind, the next time green arrows and ebullient stock brokers fill your television screen.
What happened in #Charlottesville is a sobering reminder of the hateful element that exists in America.
Like his last video, which was a disturbing and sobering exploration of who died in World War II, this video, the first of a series, uses inventive visualizations to bring home otherwise incomprehensible numbers.
Watching that video is a sobering reminder of the dangers police officers face every day and the actions and statements of the offender are quite frankly reprehensible.
Nevertheless, her look, read in the context both of the Dior show and the apparent direction of her husband’s administration, made for a sobering message.
The cost of fuel and mounting labor expenses, prompted in large part by renegotiated contracts with carriers' pilots, flight attendants and mechanics unions, added a sobering drag on an otherwise uplifting industry outlook on passenger unit revenue.
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Definition of sobering for English Language Learners
: making you feel serious and thoughtful
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