1. calm, dignified, and unhurried.
    "in the old days, business was carried on at a rather more sedate pace"
    • quiet and rather dull.
      "sedate suburban domesticity"
late Middle English (originally as a medical term meaning ‘not sore or painful’, also ‘calm, tranquil’): from Latin sedatus, past participle of sedare ‘settle’, from sedere ‘sit’.
sedates (third person present) · sedated (past tense) · sedated (past participle) · sedating (present participle)
  1. calm (someone) or make them sleep by administering a sedative drug.
    "she was heavily sedated"
    tranquillize · give a sedative to · put under sedation · calm down ·
    quieten · pacify · soothe · relax · dope · drug · administer drugs/narcotics/opiates to · knock out · anaesthetize · stupefy
1960s: back-formation from sedation.
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in the old days, business was carried on at a rather more sedate pace.
sedate suburban domesticity.
she was heavily sedated.
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Laguages Translations
Arabic (ADJECTIVE)رزين, رصانة
Bangla প্রশান্তবদন
Bosnian (Latin) kljuka
Bulgarian (VERB)улегнал
Cantonese (Traditional) 淡定
Catalan seu
Chinese Simplified 稳重
Chinese Traditional 穩重
Croatian kljuka
Czech sedativa
Danish (NOUN)adstadige
Dutch verdoven
Estonian vaoshoitud
Finnish (ADJECTIVE)rauhallinen
French (ADJECTIVE)calme
German (VERB)sedieren, betäuben
(ADJECTIVE)gesetzter, ruhig
Greek ήσυχος
Haitian Creole ay kalman
Hebrew תרופת הרגעה
Hindi (VERB)शांत
Hungarian megállapodott
Icelandic róliga
Indonesian (ADJECTIVE)tenang
Italian (VERB)sedare
(ADJECTIVE)tranquillo, posato
Japanese (ADJECTIVE)落ち着いた
Korean (ADJECTIVE)진정
Latvian (ADJECTIVE)atturīgos, mierīgs
Lithuanian nuraminti
Malay (Latin) menenangkan
Persian متین
Polish stateczny
Portuguese (VERB)sedá, sedar, anestesiar
Querétaro Otomi 'mui
Romanian (ADJECTIVE)potolit
Russian (ADJECTIVE)степенный, спокойный
Serbian (Cyrillic) Успавај
Serbian (Latin) Uspavaj
Slovak kľudný
Slovenian (ADJECTIVE)Trijezan
Spanish (VERB)sedar
(ADJECTIVE)sedado, tranquilo
Swedish lugna
Tamil ஆர்ப்பாட்டமான
Telugu ఏకాంతంగాను
Thai สงบ
Turkish (VERB)sakinleştirici, uyut
Ukrainian статечний
Urdu دھیرا
Welsh dawelyddu
Yucatec Maya sede
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