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The sedateness of his deportment and the apparent regularity of his life delighted austere moralists.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
I had behaved with unusual sedateness, had showed an aplomb I had never before evidenced.
TRAMPING ON LIFEHARRY KEMP
Women have very often, and the best of women most often, a provoking sedateness of mind.
A CHANGE OF AIRANTHONY HOPE
She turned her eyes to his, smiling with a certain diffident, sweet sedateness.
JOAN THURSDAYLOUIS JOSEPH VANCE
But if you do attend, observe gravity and sedateness, and also avoid making yourself disagreeable.
A SELECTION FROM THE DISCOURSES OF EPICTETUS WITH THE ENCHEIRIDIONEPICTETUS
She looked across the dining-room to where the child was talking with old-fashioned sedateness to her father.
CHILDREN OF THE DESERTLOUIS DODGE
She continued this with a certain sedateness and concentration until the tassel went beyond her reach and caught in the curtain.
CHILDREN OF THE DESERTLOUIS DODGE
And she always expressed herself with the same sedateness and dignity, the same reasonableness, in imitation of her husband.
THE DARLING AND OTHER STORIESANTON CHEKHOV
Young as she was, she had lost much of the girlish air, in the sedateness and propriety of the young woman.
AFLOAT AND ASHOREJAMES FENIMORE COOPER
Moreover, not a thrill of life stirred her tight-fitting bodice; she was all massiveness and all sedateness.
THE FAT AND THE THINEMILE ZOLA
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WORDS RELATED TO SEDATENESS

  • acuteness
  • concern
  • consequence
  • exigency
  • graveness
  • hazardousness
  • momentousness
  • perilousness
  • sedateness
  • severity
  • significance
  • sobriety
  • solemnity
  • solemnness
  • urgency
  • weightiness
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