sober-sided

sobersided

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

Origin:
1840–50; sober + side1 + -ed3

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sobersided

adjective
completely lacking in humor or lightness of touch; "choreography that was sobersided and sententious"; "a play with a sobersided social message" 
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