Definitions for soberly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gravely, soberly, staidly(adverb)

    in a grave and sober manner

    "he walked soberly toward the altar"

Wiktionary

  1. soberly(Adverb)

    in a sober manner

Webster Dictionary

  1. Soberly(adverb)

    in a sober manner; temperately; cooly; calmly; gravely; seriously

  2. Soberly(adj)

    grave; serious; solemn; sad

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. William Cowper:

    Fanaticism soberly defined, is the false fire of an over heated mind.

  2. Inger Stojberg:

    The aim is to inform (people) objectively and soberly about (Danish rules), which the government is in the process of tightening.

  3. Sergei Pugachev:

    If we understand that Russia is not ready to soberly discuss the expropriation that took place, then the first thing you will see is the arrest of Russian property abroad, this can happen before a ruling: We are ready to do it tomorrow.

  4. Virginia Woolf:

    If you insist upon fighting to protect me, or our country, let it be understood soberly and rationally between us that you are fighting to gratify a sex instinct which I cannot share; to procure benefits which I have not shared and probably will not share.


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