Synonyms of sedate in English

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verb

1‘the patient had to be sedated heavily’

SYNONYMS
tranquillize, give a sedative to, put under sedation, calm down, pacify, soothe, relax, dope, drug, administer drugs to, administer narcotics to, administer opiates to, knock out, anaesthetize
stupefy
British quieten
North American quiet
ANTONYMS

invigorate, energize


Synonyms of sedate in English

: sedate1sedate2

sedate2


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adjective

1‘sedate suburban domesticity’

SYNONYMS
calm, tranquil, placid, composed, serene, steady, unruffled, imperturbable, unflappable
dignified, serious, serious-minded, formal, decorous, proper, prim, demure, sober, earnest, staid, stiff, stuffy, boring
informal starchy, stick-in-the-mud
ANTONYMS

exciting, wild

2‘they continued at a more sedate pace’

SYNONYMS
slow, unhurried, relaxed, leisurely, unrushed, slow-moving, slow-going, slow and steady, easy, easy-going, gentle, comfortable, restful, undemanding, lazy, languid, languorous, plodding, dawdling, leisured, measured, steady
informal laid-back
ANTONYMS

fast