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, quieten, pacify, soothe, relax, dope, drug, administer drugs to, administer narcotics to, administer opiates to, knock out, anaesthetize

stupefy

ANTONYMS

invigorate, energize


Synonyms of sedate in English

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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