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sobersided

[soh-ber-sahy-did]
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  1. solemn or grave in disposition, attitude, character, etc.; serious-minded.
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Origin of sobersided

First recorded in 1840–50; sober + side1 + -ed3
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Related Words for sobersided

austere, bound, businesslike, contemplative, deadpan, deliberate, determined, downbeat, earnest, funereal, genuine, grave, grim, honest, intent, meditative, no-nonsense, pensive, reflective, resolute

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Historical Examples of sobersided

  • Having no male acquaintances in London, except two sobersided bankers, he is at a loss for seconds.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 64, No. 397, November 1848

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