French translation of 'sedate'
1. (= calm and dignified) [person] posé(e)
2. (= unhurried)
[game] sans relief
The car moved off at a sedate pace. La voiture s’éloigna à une allure modérée.
[patient] donner des sédatifs à
Copyright © by HarperCollins Publishers. All rights reserved.
Example Sentences Including 'sedate'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
She turned the Zodiac and headed at a sedate speed for the invisible piece of flotsam that was Kyle Donovan.JADE ISLAND (2002)
Here, there was an air of sedate prosperity, speaking of a prim propriety that made Petra's Berliner soul feel stifled.THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
He was a tall, sedate man who was sometimes lucky, sometimes unlucky.COFFIN ON THE WATER (2002)
I glanced down the gorgeous but sedate dress, past slim ankles to her shoes.NO BODY (2002)
Trends of 'sedate'
Used Occasionally. sedate is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
'sedate' in Other Languages
British English: sedate ADJECTIVE
If you describe someone or something as sedate, you mean that they are quiet and rather dignified, though perhaps a bit dull.
She took them to visit her sedate, elderly cousins.
British English: sedate VERB
If someone is sedated, they are given a drug to calm them or to make them sleep.
The patient is sedated with intravenous use of sedative drugs.
Translation of sedate from the Collins English to French Dictionary