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Sunday, September 22, 2013

Definitions for sobersided

  1. solemn or grave in disposition, attitude, character, etc.; serious-minded.

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Citations for sobersided
He's as crazy as a rat in a drainpipe. But I do believe the sobersided electorate of the third district is going to send him to Washington this November. Stephen King, The Dead Zone, 1980
Presumably he was a sobersided Puritan who considered laughter to be the devil's tool and enjoyment of any kind to be the embodiment of evil. Jane Feather, The Silver Rose, 2009
Origin of sobersided
1840-1850
Sodersided arose in the 1840s. Its origin is unknown, though it is certainly related to the common word sober.
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