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See definition of sobering on Dictionary.com
  • as inserious
  • as intone down

synonyms for sobering

  • dangerous
  • deep
  • difficult
  • far-reaching
  • grievous
  • important
  • major
  • meaningful
  • severe
  • significant
  • tough
  • urgent
  • arduous
  • fateful
  • fell
  • formidable
  • grave
  • grim
  • hard
  • heavy
  • laborious
  • menacing
  • momentous
  • no joke
  • no laughing matter
  • of consequence
  • operose
  • out for blood
  • playing hard ball
  • pressing
  • smoking
  • strenuous
  • strictly business
  • threatening
  • ugly
  • unamusing
  • unhumorous
  • worrying
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antonyms for sobering

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  • calm
  • easy
  • facile
  • friendly
  • insignificant
  • little
  • meaningless
  • minor
  • small
  • trivial
  • unimportant
  • worthless
  • flippant
  • funny
  • happy
  • light
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How to use sobering in a sentence

Still, any company that spends even thousands of dollars on TV ads, much less millions or billions, would have to be sobered by Anna Tuchman’s findings.
DOES ADVERTISING ACTUALLY WORK? (PART 2: DIGITAL) (EP. 441)STEPHEN J. DUBNERNOVEMBER 26, 2020FREAKONOMICS
From late 2011 through 2012 and into 2013 in meeting rooms in various cities, sober administrators who manage a non-sober sport came to gradual and then vast layers of agreement.
HOW THE COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF WORKSCHUCK CULPEPPERNOVEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The survey asked individuals about their most memorable rendezvous with a supreme figure, either when sober or when they had taken a psychedelic.
WHAT HAPPENS WHEN PSYCHEDELICS MAKE YOU SEE GODSARAH SCOLESNOVEMBER 9, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Despite everything they went through in the past, they decided to get sober, and a lot of them are four and five months sober.
THE PANDEMIC IS TAKING A TOLL ON PARENTS, AND IT’S SHOWING IN ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION RATESSARAH HOSSEININOVEMBER 9, 2020WASHINGTON POST
People who wish to use mind-altering substances should make sure to take them in a safe, controlled setting with a sober buddy to keep an eye on them.
OREGON JUST VOTED TO LEGALIZE MAGIC MUSHROOMS. HERE’S WHAT THAT ACTUALLY MEANS.RACHEL FELTMANNOVEMBER 5, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
"Poor old Dan Higgins," said Andy, with a sobering of his good-natured face.
THE OUTDOOR GIRLS IN THE SADDLELAURA LEE HOPE
Their arrival had an oddly sobering effect upon young Westmacott, for which Mr. Vallancey was thankful.
MISTRESS WILDINGRAFAEL SABATINI
He ate them all himself slowly, and was so very quiet and well-behaved all the time that Tommy hoped he was sobering down.
THE TALKING HORSEF. ANSTEY
"I have my sweater," replied the girl, her gay face sobering.
THE OPENED SHUTTERSCLARA LOUISE BURNHAM
It was merely a case of "sobering up" explained the peace-maker, as he rejoined the street crowd.
THE CODE OF THE MOUNTAINSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
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WORDS RELATED TO SOBERING

  • arduous
  • dangerous
  • deep
  • difficult
  • far-reaching
  • fateful
  • fell
  • formidable
  • grave
  • grievous
  • grim
  • hard
  • heavy
  • important
  • laborious
  • major
  • meaningful
  • menacing
  • momentous
  • no joke
  • no laughing matter
  • of consequence
  • operose
  • out for blood
  • playing hard ball
  • pressing
  • severe
  • significant
  • smoking
  • sobering
  • strenuous
  • strictly business
  • threatening
  • tough
  • ugly
  • unamusing
  • unhumorous
  • urgent
  • worrying
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.