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See definition of sedation on Dictionary.com
  • as inmoderation
  • as inmoderateness

synonyms for sedation

  • calmness
  • fairness
  • patience
  • restraint
  • balance
  • composure
  • constraint
  • coolness
  • dispassionateness
  • equanimity
  • forbearance
  • judiciousness
  • justice
  • justness
  • lenity
  • measure
  • mildness
  • moderateness
  • poise
  • quiet
  • reasonableness
  • sedateness
  • sobriety
  • steadiness
  • toleration
  • golden mean
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antonyms for sedation

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  • agitation
  • discomposure
  • upset
  • extreme
  • indulgence
  • intemperance
  • intensity
  • outrageousness
  • severity
  • unlimitedness
  • violence
  • wildness
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How to use sedation in a sentence

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
The edge of his jaw is ringed with a black, tarry substance that grows more viscous the longer Rip is under sedation.
THE LAND OF LOOK BEHINDPAUL CAMERON BROWN
Kelly reached into a coverall pocket and produced another sedation hypo.
CODE THREERICK RAPHAEL
Later we can call a doctor over from the hospital to put them under sedation before they're taken out.
LION LOOSEJAMES H. SCHMITZ
Workers for the lunar mines could make the trip under heavy sedation.
SCRIMSHAWWILLIAM FITZGERALD JENKINS
He had gone through it the first time when still under take-off sedation.
STAR BORNANDRE NORTON
Tonight he slept of weariness and exhaustion, not of the sedation given last night.
THE FOURTH RGEORGE OLIVER SMITH
The wolves were released individually into the holding pen while each was still partly under sedation (Fig. 11).
AN EXPERIMENTAL TRANSLOCATION OF THE EASTERN TIMBER WOLFTHOMAS F. WEISE
The handling without sedation could have frightened her enough that she ran some distance before the others were even released.
AN EXPERIMENTAL TRANSLOCATION OF THE EASTERN TIMBER WOLFTHOMAS F. WEISE
It causes a profound sedation of the nervous system, which may be so great as to cause death.
SPECIAL REPORT ON DISEASES OF THE HORSEUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
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WORDS RELATED TO SEDATION

  • balance
  • calmness
  • composure
  • constraint
  • coolness
  • dispassionateness
  • equanimity
  • fairness
  • forbearance
  • golden mean
  • judiciousness
  • justice
  • justness
  • lenity
  • measure
  • mildness
  • patience
  • poise
  • quiet
  • reasonableness
  • restraint
  • sedateness
  • sedation
  • sobriety
  • steadiness
  • temperance
  • toleration
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