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sobering

[ soh-ber-ing ]
/ ˈsoʊ bər ɪŋ /
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adjective
serious, grave, or solemn:One of the most sobering visits was to the cemetery at Omaha Beach where 18,000 American servicemen lie buried.The agency has issued a sobering warning about the health of the world's oceans.
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Origin of sobering

OTHER WORDS FROM sobering

so·ber·ing·ly, adverbnon·so·ber·ing, adjectiveun·so·ber·ing, adjective
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