sedate


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full of or marked by dignity and seriousness

Synonyms for sedate

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

characterized by dignity and propriety

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dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises

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References in classic literature ?
Next morning when the sun was shining brightly, and the clear church bells were ringing, and sedate people in their best clothes enlivened the pathway near at hand and dotted the distant thread of road, there was a pleasant Sabbath peacefulness on everything, which it was good to feel.
In consideration of this eminent public service, the Barnacle then in power had recommended the Crown to bestow a pension of two or three hundred a-year on his widow; to which the next Barnacle in power had added certain shady and sedate apartments in the Palaces at Hampton Court, where the old lady still lived, deploring the degeneracy of the times in company with several other old ladies of both sexes.
The sight, you may be sure, was something uncouth to our Spaniards, who were, to give them a just character, men of the most calm, sedate tempers, and perfect good humour, that ever I met with: and, in particular, of the utmost modesty: I say, the sight was very uncouth, to see three naked men and five naked women, all together bound, and in the most miserable circumstances that human nature could be supposed to be, viz.
An old eight-day clock, of solemn and sedate demeanour, ticked gravely in one corner; and a silver watch, of equal antiquity, dangled from one of the many hooks which ornamented the dresser.
Vets at Blair Drummond Safari Park, near Stirling, had to sedate 15-year-old Melton with a dart before they could give him a pedicure and check his teeth.
The medics decided to sedate her at the scene to stabilise her condition.
Michael said: "They said they would have to sedate him and then he was transferred to the RVI.
Katherine later changed into a more sedate number to enjoy the races.
Summary: Fishing in Britian is known for being a sedate pasttime, but that cannot be said of Nigeria's Abaji Fishing Festival.
This latest project sees Hecker returning to Ramat Gan, but under rather more sedate circumstances.
A meditative exploration of the purpose of human existence in the physical world, especially if humans are considered to be spiritual beings, The Purpose of Physical Reality approaches challenging theological questions in a sedate, meticulous and serious-minded manner.
A pure appearance package, the Zagato modifications take the sleek and sedate Harrier and give it the look of a rally car.
Officials used two tranquilizer darts to sedate the 300-pound bear and wardens released it into the wild north of Ojai.
At one end of the spectrum, you can set it sporty; at the other, you get sedate.
Paradoxically scheduled for approximately the same time and vicinity at Street Machine and Blitz are some sedate book presentations of the Disposable documents by Sean Cliver.