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What does "Sedate" mean?

Definition

(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