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Meaning of SOBERLY

Pronunciation:  s'owburlee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adv]  in a grave and sober manner; "he walked soberly toward the altar"
 

SOBERLY is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: gravely, staidly
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \So"ber*ly\, adv.
    In a sober manner; temperately; cooly; calmly; gravely;
    seriously.
    
    
  2. \So"ber*ly\, a.
    Grave; serious; solemn; sad. [Obs.]
    
          [He] looked hollow and thereto soberly.  --Chaucer.
    
    
 

 

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