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se·date

(sĕ-dāt'),
To bring under the influence of a sedative.
[L. sedatus; see sedation]

sedate

(sĭ-dāt′)
tr.v. se·dated, se·dating, se·dates
To administer a sedative to (a person or animal); calm by means of a sedative drug.

se·date

(sĕ-dāt')
To bring under the influence of a sedative.
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Why does Brown turn from a measured account of sedateness and temperance to a cartoonish account of bricklayers running up and down five-story ladders all day long?
In a summary passage distinguishing the operation of instrumental music from vocal music, Smith makes clear for the first time a key mechanism of the genuinely imitative arts, and it turns on a notion familiar from the Theory of Moral Sentiments: "It is not, as in vocal Music, in Painting, or in Dancing, by sympathy with the gaiety, the sedateness or the melancholy and distress of some other person, that instrumental Music soothes us into each of these dispositions" (EPS 198, my emphasis).
She was known for her sedateness, solemnity and distinguished position.
Prophylactic medications do have a higher likelihood of side effects such as nausea, sedateness, fatigue, and light-headedness, but there are no studies indicating the extent to which these might impact daily functioning and/or school performance in children.