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Definition of "sedateness" [sedateness]

  • The state or quality of being sedate; calmness of mind, manner, or countenance; composure; placidity; serenity; tranquillity. (noun)

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Use "sedateness" in a sentence
  • "No wifely sedateness in this other, nor calm strength of control; but rather the waywardness of mutable desires, rough-shod imperiousness and strange moods."
  • "No longer puppies, vaguely proud of the sedateness of maturity, they strove to be proud and sedate while all their impulse was to rush together in a frantic ecstasy."
  • "My guess would be that in a society without much in the way of leash laws or big backyards, dogs with anti-social habits are dealt with, summarily, and that selects for pro-social habits of sedateness among the survivors."