Examples of sobering in a Sentence
His death is a sobering reminder of the dangers of mountaineering.
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At some point, someone who needs some encouragement will inevitably end up in front of a mirror and silently give themselves a sobering look of affirmation or straight-up talk themselves up. 13.
On a day where the discovery of severe CTE in Aaron Hernandez's brain served as a sobering reminder of the dangers of football, news coming out of Brigham Young University paints a more optimistic picture of the sport's future.
Yet mocking Kim, as Trump did on Sunday in a tweet, cannot disguise a sobering reality that the youthful dictator is winning his race to twin a nuclear bomb and a long-range missile that could hit US soil.
The pictures of the utter havoc wrought by Irma in the Caribbean are a sobering reminder of what might have been.
This is a sobering message coming from someone like Blake, who above all preaches calm and preparedness during hurricane season.
One of the most sobering realities to emerge from the refugee ban last weekend was that the United States could have saved Anne Frank's life, but failed to do so when she and her family were denied entry to the United States as refugees.
The Stephanie Bentley / Rob Crosby trademark was a sobering reminder that child abuse -- even in the modern era -- was still a major problem of social significance.
But Chinese officials met an even more sobering reality — that Beijing, Pyongyang’s top ally and trading partner, has also become a target of its wrath.
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