What does sobering mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sobering(adj)

    tending to make sober or more serious

    "the news had a sobering effect"

Wiktionary

  1. sobering(Adjective)

    Describing something that causes more sober thought or concern.

    It was a sobering thought that I had almost killed myself. That was something I wouldn't soon do on purpose again.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sobering

    of Sober

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sobering in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sobering in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of sobering in a Sentence

  1. Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval:

    I was deeply saddened to hear the news of the untimely death of a Carson City Sheriff's Deputy and pray for strength and peace for his family and fellow officers during this time of tragedy, the death of this dedicated officer is a sobering reminder of the sacrifices our men and women in uniform courageously make each and every day as they protect our communities.

  2. Michael Cohen:

    The strong economy is good news for California, but the recession scenario outlined by the Legislative Analyst is a sobering reminder that we must continue to pursue fiscal discipline.

  3. Anthony Fauci:

    Viruses transmit from people to people. When people are separated from each other the virus does not transmit -- it doesn't go anywhere and that's the reason why something as simple as the physical separation... that's our most important tool, but this is what we have to do. As sobering and as difficult as this is, what we are doing is making a difference so we really need to continue to do that.

  4. Defense Secretary James Mattis:

    I'm heartened that Congress recognizes the sobering effect of budgetary uncertainty on America's military and on the men and women who provide for our nation's defense.

  5. Tom Lehrer:

    It is sobering to consider that when Mozart was my age he had already been dead for a year.

Images & Illustrations of sobering

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