so·​ber·​sid·​ed ˌsō-bər-ˈsī-dəd How to pronounce sobersided (audio)
: solemn or serious in nature or appearance
sobersidedness noun

Examples of sobersided in a Sentence

a surprisingly sobersided biography of a great comedian
Recent Examples on the Web This sci-fi thriller, launching on Hulu Dec. 17, offers a more sobersided survival tale set in an imminent future where humanity’s artificial helpmates have turned against their creators. Dennis Harvey, Variety, 16 Dec. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1805, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sobersided was in 1805

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“Sobersided.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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