1. the action of administering a sedative drug to produce a state of calm or sleep.
    "he was distraught with grief and under sedation"
    • a state of calm or sleep produced by a sedative drug.
mid 16th century: from French sédation or Latin sedatio(n-), from sedare ‘settle’ ( see sedate1).
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How to use sedation in a sentence?
he was distraught with grief and under sedation.
she was under sedation and a bit dopey.
How to say sedation in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (NOUN)sedasie, sedering, verdowing
Arabic (NOUN)التخدير, التسكين, تخدير
Bangla সেডেশন
Bosnian (Latin) sedacija
Bulgarian (NOUN)седация, седиране, упойка
Cantonese (Traditional)
Catalan (NOUN)sedació
Chinese Simplified 镇静
Chinese Traditional 鎮靜
Croatian (NOUN)sedacija, umirenje, uspavljivanje
Czech (NOUN)sedace, útlum
Danish (NOUN)sedering
Dutch (NOUN)sedatie
Estonian (NOUN)sedatsioon, rahustid
Filipino pampakalma
Finnish (NOUN)sedaatio, väsymystä
French (NOUN)sédation, calmants
German (NOUN)Sedierung, Beruhigung
Greek (NOUN)νάρκωση, καταστολή, μέθη
Haitian Creole tèt poze
Hebrew (NOUN)הרגעה
Hindi बेहोशी
Hmong Daw loog
Hungarian (NOUN)nyugtatás, szedáció
Icelandic (NOUN)róandi
Indonesian (NOUN)sedasi
Italian (NOUN)sedazione, sedativi
Japanese (NOUN)鎮静, 鎮静作用, 鎮静剤
Korean (NOUN)진정
Latvian sedācija
Lithuanian (NOUN)sedacija, raminančios
Malay (Latin) ubat pelali
Maltese sedazzjoni
Norwegian Bokmål sedasjon
Persian آرام بخشی
Polish (NOUN)sedacji, uspokojenie
Portuguese (NOUN)sedação, sedativos
Querétaro Otomi sedación
Romanian (NOUN)sedare
Russian (NOUN)седации, успокоения
Serbian (Cyrillic) седатива
Serbian (Latin) sedativa
Slovak (NOUN)sedácie, sedatív, útlm, upokojenie
Slovenian (NOUN)sedacija
Spanish (NOUN)sedación, sedantes, sedarlos
Swedish (NOUN)sedering
Tahitian hautiuti
Tamil அறுவைசிகிச்சையின்போது
Telugu మత్తు
Thai ระงับประสาท
Tongan 'oua kuo fakamohe
Turkish (NOUN)Sedasyon, sakinleşme
Ukrainian седації
Urdu ساداٹااون
Vietnamese an thần
Welsh llonyddu
Yucatec Maya sedación
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