So·ber·ly, adv. In a sober manner; temperately; cooly; calmly; gravely; seriously.
So·ber·ly, a. Grave; serious; solemn; sad. [Obs.]
[He] looked hollow and thereto soberly. --Chaucer.
adv : in a grave and sober manner; "he walked soberly toward the
altar" [syn: gravely, staidly]