Meaning of sedate

se•date

Pronunciation: (si-dāt'), [key]
— adj., v., -dat•ed, -dat•ing.
—adj.
  1. calm, quiet, or composed; undisturbed by passion or excitement: a sedate party; a sedate horse.
—v.t.
  1. to put (a person) under sedation.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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