Babies and toddlers who do not “behave” are medicated and sedated with drugs such as Phenobarbital, a common antiseizure drug.
There was just this story yesterday, a woman smuggled a sedated monkey into the United States.
She was sedated during the procedure, but that is is not always the case.
My first thoughts were not of Ms. Giffords, who at that point was in surgery or at least sedated.
Maybe my pulse is obstropulous, an ought to be sedated down.
He typed until they sedated him, and then typed some more when he woke up.
ECT is administered after a patient has been sedated and given a general anesthetic.
"calm, quiet," 1660s, from Latin sedatus "composed, moderate, quiet, tranquil," past participle of sedare "to settle, calm," causative of sedere "to sit" (see sedentary). Related: Sedately.
"treat with sedatives," 1945, a back-formation from the noun derivative of sedative (adj.). The word also existed 17c. in a sense "make calm or quiet." Related: Sedated; sedating.
sedate se·date (sĭ-dāt')
v. se·dat·ed, se·dat·ing, se·dates
To administer a sedative to; calm or relieve by means of a sedative drug.