What does "Sedate" mean?


(a.) Undisturbed by passion or caprice; calm; tranquil; serene; not passionate or giddy; composed; staid; as, a sedate soul, mind, or temper

Synonyms calm, grave, solemn, serious, sober, staid, decorous, tranquilize, tranquillize

Example: "The patient must be sedated before the operation" Example: "A quiet sedate nature"

Word Family sedated, sedately, sedateness, sedates, sedating, sedation, sedations, sedative, sedatives