sobering

EnglishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

sobering

  1. Causing 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.
    • 2011 October 29, Phil McNulty, “Chelsea 3 - 5 Arsenal”, BBC Sport:
      For Chelsea coach Andre Villas-Boas, this was his most sobering moment in the Premier League and he looked stunned on the sidelines at the regularity with which Chelsea's defence was exposed.

VerbEdit

sobering

  1. Present participle of sober.
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