Origin of sedation
Related Words for sedationrestraint, fairness, calmness, patience, coolness, justness, measure, toleration, lenity, composure, justice, steadiness, sobriety, mildness, poise, equanimity, constraint, quiet, forbearance, sedateness
Examples from the Web for sedation
Contemporary Examples of sedation
There are benzodiazapine receptors in the brain, but those are the kinds that are sought out for sedation, not sexual excitement.Is Ambien Sex Hotter?
December 6, 2009
Historical Examples of sedation
The doctor had continually attempted to get her to take some form of sedation.Warren Commission (7 of 26): Hearings Vol. VII (of 15)
The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
Tonight he slept of weariness and exhaustion, not of the sedation given last night.The Fourth R
George Oliver Smith
early 15c., "alleviation of pain;" 1540s, "act of making calm," from Middle French sédation and directly from Latin sedationem (nominative sedatio) "a quieting, assuaging, a calming," noun of action from past participle stem of sedare (see sedate (adj.)).