- n the state of being sober and not intoxicated by alcohol
- n a manner that is serious and solemn
- It comes, I am proud to believe, as the unanimous wish of one of the most deliberative conventions in American history, which weighed in the balance with soberness my too .
- But he said, I am not mad, most noble Festus; but speak forth the words of truth and soberness.
- His remarkable reverence for the office of the presidencyand perhaps a self-conscious regard for his place in history impelled him to set down the record with a soberness .
- Pope Benedict XVI in FOXNews
In the splendor of St. Peter's Basilica in Rome, Pope Benedict XVI called for "soberness and solidarity" in 2009.
- Abraham Lincoln in Family Security Matters
Now I ask you in all soberness,Lincoln said, "if all these things, if indulged in, if ratified, if confirmed and endorsed, if taught to our children, and repeated to them, do not tend to rub out the sentiment of liberty in the country, and...
- Daniel in Kansas City Star
Curator Daniel Reneau said the display, open noon to 4 pm Wednesday through Saturday, will "bring back great memories, laughter and soberness as we not only remember the good times, but also some of the more difficult events of 1969."