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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Completely lacking in humor or lightness of touch.

Usage examples (5)
  • Choreography that was sobersided and sententious
  • Where are the sobersided conservatives of yesteryear, who understood that the safety and soundness of our financial system is fundamental to America's economic health?
  • Malvolio's sobersided performance of duty would be acceptable as a counterweight to Toby and Andrew's excessive merriment were it not for the fact that Malvolio is a...
  • Powers' novel, a far more sobersided outing, reimagines the history of American expansion through the somewhat more complicated "life" of Clare Soap & Chemical, a... for more
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