adjective, so·ber·er, so·ber·est.
verb (used with or without object)
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Examples from the Web for sobered
He has sobered up and moved upstate, but his work is still as edgy and provocative as ever.
Hirst may be laughing all the way to the bank, but his art leaves the rest of us sobered.Damien Hirst: One of Today’s 10 Most Important Artists|Blake Gopnik|June 5, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Years have sobered thee strangely, and made thee obese and Primmins-like.
It had sobered him and made him feel old, as Vesta Philbrook had said fighting made a person feel.The Duke Of Chimney Butte|G. W. Ogden
That laughing set us all still more at our ease, and by the time we had sobered down, Hoskins appeared to announce tea.The House That Grew|Mrs. Molesworth
That look of the primitive woman which had made her strange, had softened and sobered.Angel Island|Inez Haynes Gillmore
This sobered the company at once, as it well might, and Rose was in despair.Rose of Dutcher's Coolly|Hamlin Garland