verb (used with object), se·dat·ed, se·dat·ing.
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She was sedated against her will during childbirth and not allowed to hold her baby after he was born.For a mother forced to give up her child, decades of grief, shame and secrets|Ellen McCarthy|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
You have kept the same sedate occupation for two decades, parceling out the wealth of the dead amongst the living.
It is unclear how Trierweiler came to the conclusion that the Élysée had allegedly been ordering the doctors to sedate her.Hell Hath No Fury Like Valerie Trierweiler, the French President’s Ex|Lizzie Crocker|November 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They are introduced; they call each other “Mr.” and “Miss”; they dance a sedate foxtrot.Adam Hochschild on Keeping Company With His Dying Father|Adam Hochschild|June 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Twomblys, which might appear settled in more sedate company, here writhe and twitch.
He boasted of doing so much drugs that he had enough “running through my circulatory system to sedate Guatemala.”The Real Wolf of Wall Street: Jordan Belfort’s Vulgar Memoirs|Jimmy So|December 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I don't quite understand how a city can be so sedate and frenetic at the same time, but somehow Los Angeles manages it.On the Road, Old Bean: Two Brits Adventures in America|Jessica Ferri|December 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Mrs Black was a woman of sedate character and considerable knowledge for her station in life—especially in regard to Scripture.Hunted and Harried|R.M. Ballantyne
"That was because Mr. Burlingame was not kind or good to other people," was Kitty's sedate response.You Never Know Your Luck, Complete|Gilbert Parker
Sheppy was coming around the corner of the granary in his most sedate manner, when the pop-eyed avalanche almost stepped on him.The Red Cow and Her Friends|Peter McArthur
He seemed very easy and sedate, and a little melancholy for so young a man, but his smile was charming.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume XXI|Robert Louis Stevenson
The alley is well paved and clean, and lined chiefly with the backs of sedate and institutional-looking buildings.