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"


  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


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jane Wagner:

    A sobering thought what if, at this very moment, I am

  2. Felicia Marcus:

    These are sobering statistics and disheartening statistics.

  3. John Cryan:

    This is the first full-year loss since 2008, which is sobering.

  4. Tom Lehrer:

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

  5. Deutsche Bank:

    It is sobering to think that gold prices would need to fall to around $ 750 to bring prices in real terms back towards long run historical averages.

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