Sentence Examples


  • Alex nodded, soberly absorbing the information.
  • He met her gaze soberly, probably seeking the cause of her distress.
  • Balancing these mystic joys is the stern tone of his Resolutions, in which he is almost ascetic in his eagerness to live earnestly and soberly, to waste no time, to maintain the strictest temperance in eating and drinking.
  • More soberly true is the statement that he went on long walks with enthusiastic disciples, whom he taught without books.
  • The hen is still more soberly attired; but it is perhaps the siskin's disposition to familiarity that makes it so favourite a captive, and, 'though as a cage-bird it is not ordinarily long-lived, it readily adapts itself to the loss of liberty.