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Sedate appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Emus nock sedate Lisa’s Pop’s arrow or rasp ops as I let a desk consume.
  • Des it is nesting – I sedate Goths – I wish to get a design it sensitised.
  • Deific lace did no patenting; I sedate buoys a lot; I pace now as I saw one capitol: as you beta-design it, net a pond I decalcified.
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Definition of the adjective sedate

What does sedate mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more sedate / sedater | most sedate / sedatest

  1. characterized by dignity and propriety
  2. dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises

Alternative definition of the adjective sedate


  1. in a composed and temperate state.

Definition of the verb sedate

What does sedate mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: sedated | sedating | sedates

  1. cause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to

Alternative definition of the verb sedate


  1. to tranquilize by giving a sedative; to calm; to soothe; to induce sleep.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for sedate

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Google previewCrossword Puzzle Dictionary (2015)

by Murali Mohan Hundigam

mild, placid, serene, tranquil, restful, nerveless, sedate, still, unperturbed, pacific Calm—subdue Calm and composed—sedate Calm and confident— poised Calm and dignified—sedate, serene Calm and eventempered—equable Calm and ...

Google previewWebster's New Standard Dictionary of the English Language (1905)

Definitions, Pronunciation, Synonyms, Etymology Comprising Hundreds of New Words

sedate (sé-dit'), a. Quiet; serene; seri0us.—sedate'ly, adv.—sedate'ness, n. [L. sedatus~~ sedo ...

Google previewA New English Dictionary of the English Language (1836)

by Charles Richardson

and means literally, set, settled; metaphorically, sedate. From (1), the literal meaning, set, it may be further explained, (2), Fixed, firm, steadfast or ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology (1891)

by Richard Soule

Sedate, a. Calm, composed, collected, quiet, placid, serene, tranquil, still, unruffled, undisturbed, settled, imperturbable, sober, serious, staid, demure, cool, philosophical, contemplative, grave, thoughtful. Sedative, a. Soothing, tranquillizing ...

Google previewThe American and English encyclopaedia of law (1903)

by David Shephard Garland, James Cockcroft, Lucius Polk McGehee, Charles Porterfield

Sedate is derived from scdo, sedatus, sedarc — a Latin verb which signifies to allay, to calm. Sedate means settled, composed, calm, quiet, still, serene, unruffled by passion, undisturbed, contemplative, sober, serious." 6 SEDGE FLAT .

Google previewA Dictionary in Hindee and English (1870)

by Joseph T. Thompson

Gentle, patient, deliberate, sedate, grave. infrăT dhee-riya, s. f. A daughter. witHT dhee-wur, s. m. A fisherman; a caste of fishermen. *Tart dhee-wur ee, s. f. A fisherman's wife; a sort of harpoon for catching fish with. witHTH dhee-wan, adj.

Google previewEntick's New Spelling Dictionary ... Carefully revised, corrected, and improved, by John Robinson (1834)

by John ENTICK, John ROBINSON (Schoolmaster, of London.)

Sedate, a calm, quiet, serene, undisturbed, easy. Sedate'ly, ad. calmly, quietly, composedly. Sedate'ness, s. calmness, serenity, composure. Se'dative, a composing, settling, easing, relieving.

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Quotes about sedate

Gymnastics is the type of sport where you can't take something that gives you more energy. Something may be great for the vault, but then you have the bars after it and you have to be more sedate for that. (Shannon Miller)
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Scrabble value of S1E1D2A1T1E1

The value of this 6-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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